Additional treatments for dementia risk
Learn about treatments and behaviours that have been claimed to affect dementia, and what the evidence says about them.
Treatments and behaviours
Some treatments and behaviours may be positive, such as following a healthy diet. But claims that they can affect a person’s risk of developing dementia are not supported by the evidence.
How we support you
Get advice and information, whether you are worried about your memory, waiting for a referral or already diagnosed.
- Call our support line to speak to a trained adviser
- Visit our online forum to hear from people in the same situation
Get our booklet on reducing your risk of dementia
Dementia: Reducing your risk
If you prefer to read this information in print, our 60 page booklet 'Dementia: Reducing your risk' has full advice and guidance.
Get it by post for free or view the PDF to download a copy.
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Alzheimer's Society dementia support line
Call 0333 150 3456.
If you are affected by dementia, worried about a diagnosis or a carer, trained staff are ready to give you the support you need. Opening hours (excluding bank holidays): Mon to Weds: 9am – 8pm, Thurs and Fri: 9am – 5pm, Sat and Sun: 10am – 4pm.
Last reviewed: December 2023
Next review: December 2025