Health care - Learning about dementia - Causes and risk factors related to dementia

Although there is some speculation that getting dementia may be connected to family history, external factors in the environment, or internal factors within a person, currently the causes of some types of dementia are unknown. Scientists however, do think that it could be the result of multiple factors both internal and external to the person. There are certain risk factors that can place someone at higher risk. It is important to understand these risk factors for prevention.

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