Saturday, 21 December 2019

Interesting Facts: Brain vs Dementia

  • Dementia incidence continues to increase with age, with dementia incidence doubles every 5 years from ages 65 to 90 years.

  • Across all regions of the world, dementia disproportionately affects women.
  • More women live with dementia than men. The prevalence is higher for women than for men; women are more at risk of developing dementia and the symptoms they live with are more severe.

  • More women are affected by dementia than men. Worldwide, women with dementia outnumber men 2 to 1. 
  • Brain scans tell us that the rate at which brain cells are dying in the brain is faster in women than in men.

Sweet Childlike Qualities :-)

* comic strip courtesy of The Muslim Show