Meanwhile, Latinos were 1.5 times at greater risk. “But there are also social and economic factors, such as education, social isolation, smoking, low income and other inequalities.”Experts also believe that the stress of racism plays a role in dementia risk for Black and Latino people. Overall, everyday stress is known to increase the risk of dementia. However, many dementia risk factors can be mitigated. For related coverage, read “Are Chronic Negative Thoughts a Risk Factor for Dementia?” and “Certain Mental Disorders May Lead to Early Development of Alzheimer’s.”
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