Can Drinking Water Reduce Dementia Risk?

GB NEWS January 2024

Dr Angela Rai
Dr Angela Rai, Private Same Day GP at The London General Practice, offers some advice on the things people can do to reduce their chances of developing dementia.

A recent study outlines the importance of drinking water, and how increasing hydration may lessen the chances of developing dementia. As dehydration can affect cognitive ability and impact cell function in the brain it is important to stay hydrated and drink water regularly.

“…exercise your mind and body, reduce your alcohol intake, follow a nutritious diet, drink two litres of water a day, reduce your sugar consumption, stop smoking, aim for six to eight hours of good quality sleep a night, socialise and reduce stress.”

In addition to staying hydrated reducing alcohol consumption, maintaining a healthy diet, and keeping your mind exercised are just a few of the other ways that you can keep your mind active and healthy.

To find out more about the benefits of drinking water regularly read the full article below. If you are interested in finding out more about your overall health and would like to arrange a private health check with a Harley Street GP then please get in touch with us here.

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