Study finds women in good shape have lower chance of dementia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A new study out of Finland followed nearly 200 women and found a link between those in good cardiovascular shape and a lower incidence of dementia, or memory decline.

But of course other factors can also play a role in dementia. Experts say it's important to do what you can to lower the risk factors you can control.

- Don't smoke

- Keep your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar level in check

- Eat healthy and exercise

- Maintain a healthy weight

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