Knowledge stops Dementia

The relevance of dementia becomes clear in these statistics: 1.5-2.0 million people affected in Germany, 10 million in Europe and 35.5 million worldwide in 2016. The forecast for 2050 is 115 million worldwide.

How can dementia be prevented and what lifestyle-oriented forms of treatment are available? How and where do I gain competence on these topics?

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Knowledge stops Dementia

The relevance of dementia becomes clear in these statistics: 1.5-2.0 million people affected in Germany, 10 million in Europe and 35.5 million worldwide in 2016. The forecast for 2050 is 115 million worldwide.

How can dementia be prevented and what lifestyle-oriented forms of treatment are available? How and where do I gain competence on these topics?

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Who are we?

The German Foundation for Health Information and Prevention (DSGiP) has the task of making health and prevention knowledge accessible to a broad public and promotes corresponding initiatives. KsD was founded in 2019.

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What motivates us?

Alzheimer’s dementia is closely interwoven with our lifestyle and technical environment. As individuals and as a society, we are called upon to take on our responsibility and shape the framework conditions that keep us healthy!

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What is our goal?

“Knowledge stops dementia” is to become “The central Internet platform for the prevention and treatment of dementia” through lifestyle-oriented measures.

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Dementia is not an age problem

It would be too easy to explain the disease by our increased life expectancy alone. Unfortunately, this is often claimed. It is true that with increasing age and a lifestyle that is not “species-appropriate”, the sum of the accumulated detrimental influences and thus the probability of dementia increases.

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What is Dementia?

“Dementia” is a generic term for over 60 previously known forms of memory impairment; the best-known and most common form is “Alzheimer’s dementia”.

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Prevention & Treatment

Gesunder Schlaf

Healthy sleep

Gesunder Schlaf

Soziales environment

Mental Fitness

Exercise

Nutrition

Detoxification

Sun & vitamin d

Supplementation

Lifestyle and Brain & Body

Neither the age nor the genes are the cause of Alzheimer’s disease, but a deficit in various aspects of life, which usually only becomes apparent in old age. And how is all this connected?

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Our Team

Maria Beatriz Harouche, MD

Dr. rer. nat. Kerstin Groß-Steinmeyer

Prof. Dr. med. Jörg Spitz