Alzheimer’s Disease To Soar to 600% Among Hispanics

Hispanics are about 1.5 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s than other ethnic groups. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the disease will soar to 600% among Hispanics by 2050. Those are staggering numbers and unfortunately there are many factors that contribute to those numbers. Hispanics have high rates of cardiovascular diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.

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What Can You Do Now?

There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s and while there’s prescription drugs that are given to patients, they only delay the symptoms, not cure them. Here are some things that you can begin doing now to promote a brain-healthy lifestyle: