Prevention of multi-infarct dementia

  • By Team TDO

Risk factors include:

  1. Smoking
  2. High blood pressure
  3. High cholesterol
  4. Uncontrolled diabetes
  5. Irregular cardiac action (heart beat)
  6. Occlusion (closing) of blood vessels leading to the brain.


Few simple things can help in prevention:

  1. Avoid high calorie fatty food.
  2. Quit smoking.
  3. Keep blood pressure under control. Visit doctor for regular BP checkups.
  4. Routine check up with investigations to rule out any heart disease and early diagnosis and treatment of any underlying cause
    Keep blood sugars under control if you are diabetic