Dementia Rates To Double in 20 Years

I've been warning you for some time about the Alzheimer's epidemic waiting to happen in America. Based on the latest report from Alzheimer's Disease International on dementia, however, that epidemic has arrived, and on a worldwide scale too.

These numbers will shock you:

  • A new dementia patient is diagnosed every 7 seconds.
  • More than 24 million patients worldwide already have dementia and, almost 5 million new cases are reported annually.
  • More than 20 percent of those suffering from dementia live in China, followed closely by Western Europe and North America.
  • The number of dementia patients will exceed 80 million by 2040.

Folks, neither dementia or Alzheimer's are isn't a normal part of the aging process, and you can take steps to prevent their damage naturally, safely and without the need for a drug. Here's how:

BBC News December 16, 2005

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