- Introduction: Dementia19:06Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Risk Management, Part 115:38Introduction to Self-Surgery28sPaper Chase 1: Smoking Cessation: Set a Date and Just Do It!4:59Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Risk Management, Part 29:32Things I Do, But Should I? Dual Antihypertensives8:14Paper Chase 2: Antipsychotics + Parkinson’s Disease = Bad Combination5:59Self-Surgery Part 13:07Hypothyroidism, Part 1Free Chapter19:30Paper Chase 3: Ibuprofen for Uncomplicated UTIs4:50Hypothyroidism Part 215:27Paper Chase 4: Cholesterol Reduction Associated with Increased Mortality4:46Self-Surgery Part 24:20Lung Cancer Screening21:21Medication Allergies23:40Paper Chase 5: Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy5:05The Summary14:13
Dementia is common, and it is devastating. Contrary to popular belief, it is NOT a normal part of aging. Approx 5.2 million Americans over the age of 65 have dementia and this number increases as the boomer generation ages. After the age of 65, the lifetime risk of developing dementia is around 20%.