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Dementia Risk May Increase with Clogged Arteries

Posted on February 14, 2016 by Disability Help Group

According to a report from the Doctor’s Lounge, the risk of dementia may be increased with those who have clogged arteries. Dementia could become debilitating and lead to the need for Social Security disability benefits.

A new release from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association indicates that not only can clogged arteries result in heart disease but it could impact blood flow to the brain, leading to dementia.

This has led researchers of the study to suggest that steps be taken to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems, which could potentially reduce the risk of dementia including the following: 

  • active lifestyle (exercise);
  • not smoking;
  • maintaining control of blood pressure, cholesterol;
  • healthy diet; and
  • healthy weight.

Researchers also point out that early screening for those considered to be at risk of dementia would be helpful.

If you suffer from dementia or any other severe medical condition that prevents you from working and functioning normally on a daily basis, you could qualify to receive Social Security disability benefits.

You should immediately consult with a Miami Beach disability associate who can assist you with the initial filing of your claim or assist you in appealing a claim that has been denied.

Filing for Social Security disability benefits is complicated and time-consuming, but at Disability Help Group, our team of disability representatives is ready for the challenge. We like to empower our clients by providing a FREE Social Security disability guide so you can learn more about the process of filing for disability benefits.

When you’re ready to get started, contact the Disability Help Group to begin your claim. Our state-of-the-art, customized intake and database system means less hassle, so you can focus on what’s most important to you instead of having to spend your days wading through confusing legalese and legal red tape. Call today – 1-(800)-800-3332.