Consuming these foods may protect you from dementia

Dicle Belul

Dementia is a serious illness that starts with forgetting things. Weakening of memory over time, decrease in communication ability, and decrease in thinking and reasoning ability are some of the symptoms that come with dementia. A person may not have only one type of dementia. If more than one dementia is seen, it is said that the person has mixed dementia. The most well-known is Alzheimer's.

Forgetfulness may begin due to the treatments or medications taken for disorders such as anxiety, depression, vitamin deficiency, and thyroid problems. Therefore, patient history is very important in diagnosis.

If your forgetfulness and memory loss are increasing day by day and getting worse, you should definitely consult a specialist. Changes in memory, mental state, speaking ability, personality, and behavior should be evaluated.

Early diagnosis of dementia; is very important in terms of treatment and progression of the disease. Symptoms are not limited to memory loss and forgetfulness. Problems such as forgetting names and faces, not being able to remember where things are put, getting lost, not being able to use the right words, timid and uncomfortable behaviors, communication problems, difficulty in walking, experiencing more than one emotion at the same time also come with dementia.

A number of medicines are supportive for Dementia. The course of the disease should be followed with the medicines you use under the control of your doctor. Vitamin C and vitamin E have proven beneficial in treating dementia and preventing disease. While sunflower, asparagus, and green leafy plants are rich in vitamin E; Citrus fruits, berries (such as grapes, blackberries), and many vegetables are also rich in vitamin C. Being active is also a preventative measure against dementia. Taking up any hobby, exercising regularly on a daily basis, and participating in social activities also help keep the brain active.

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