Everyone should know how to reduce their risk of dementia. You don’t just get it because you get old, it is caused by a brain disease such as Alzheimer’s. How can you make sure you have less risk of dementia? A solution is living healthy: don’t smoke and get enough exercise. Another part of the solution is BrainyApp, by using this app your brain health will get better.
Alzheimer’s Australia and Bupa Health Foundation developed the app to aware people about the risk factors and the development of dementia. It is never too late to make a healthy choice for your brain. But it is best to begin before you turn 30 years old, because the changes in the brain that lead to dementia can start when people are in their 30’s and 40’s.
In only the first 48 hours the app was released, it was already ranked number 1 most downloaded.
How does this app work? It is very simple. It start with a survey about your health and you get 3 pieces of advice, such as “Visit your doctor for a blood-pressure check-up”. Through activities such as puzzle games, you can improve the score of your Brain-Heart health points. If you score 400-500 each week your brain and heart health will improve. You can also slide through different kind of fact such as: “What is good for the heart is also good for the brain”. Everything can be shared via Social Media. BrainyApp is a fun way to train your brains and reduce the risks of dementia. It is fast and easy to use anywhere to keep a healthy brain.
There is a prediction that in 2050 there will be 115 million people suffering from dementia, nowadays this number is only 36 million people worldwide. This is a huge difference. It is very important your brain will be healthy and BrainyApp can help you to reduce your own risk.
It is never too late to start training your brain to prevent brain disease. Download BrainyApp now for free, available for Apple and Android.
For more information about dementia visit: http://www.alz.co.uk/associations