Poor health, lifestyle factors linked to memory complaints, even among younger adults

June 5, 2014 7:23 AM

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Poor health, lifestyle factors linked to memory complaints, even among younger adults

If you're depressed, don't get enough exercise or have high blood pressure, you may find yourself complaining more about memory problems, even if you're a young adult, according to a new UCLA study.

UCLA researchers and the Gallup organization polled more than 18,000 people about their memory and a variety of lifestyle and health factors previously shown to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. They found that many of these risk factors increased the likelihood of self-perceive...

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