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50 In April 2008 researchers from the University of North Dakota announced that caffeine in coffee could lower the risk of dementia by blocking the damage caused by cholesterol. What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease? Coexisting Medical Conditions Scientists have learned that most people with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia have one or more other serious illnesses. This shows some of the medical conditions that are commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease. 80% 60% 60% 50% 30% 40% 28% 26% 30% 21% 19% 17% 16% 20% 10% 10% s va s Ch dis cula r ea r pu onic se lm o on bs ar tru y d ct ise ive Th as e yro id dis St ea ro se ke –l ate eff ec ts ete ab er al Di Pe rip h itis ar teo Os t fa he ar Di Co ng es ti ve rt ea yH thr ilu as se ns rte pe ar Co ro n re e ion 0% Hy Percentage with Alzheimer's and: 70% Coexisting Condition Source: Alzheimer’s Association, “2008 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,” August 2008.

Others in the group were not given the cardiovascular medications. When the study was concluded, the participants were again given cognitive tests. Those who were treated for vascular problems as well as dementia had no change in cognitive abilities, but the abilities of patients who did not receive vascular treatment severely deteriorated. Dr. ”27 “ ” Controversial Theories Many scientists acknowledge that environmental factors likely play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, although exactly which factors are not known.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, though, while it is true that minorities are more likely than Caucasians to develop Alzheimer’s, this can be explained by factors other than race. For example, it is widely known that cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes are all factors that can increase someone’s risk for Alzheimer’s. Because minorities suffer from these ailments far more often than Caucasians, this could explain why they are so much more likely to have the disease.

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