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Mentally demanding jobs may reduce the risk of depression.

Mentally demanding jobs may help to lower the risk of dementia.



Are you employed in a mentally stimulating position? It may help lessen your risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a study published in The BMJ on Aug. 21, 2021. The researchers pooled data from several studies that explored the relationship between employment characteristics and chronic disease, disability, and death. They discovered that those with intellectually stimulating employment had a 23% lower risk of getting dementia than those with non-stimulating professions. Cognitively stimulating employment was classified as those that required individuals to make independent judgments and perform demanding tasks.

The studies, conducted in the United States and Europe, gathered data on people's jobs. At baseline, none of the subjects had dementia (between 1986 and 2002). The follow-up to determine the presence of dementia lasted until 2017. After correcting for other risk factors for dementia, the researchers discovered that those in less stimulating employment were more likely to develop cognitive decline. It is critical to note, however, that this investigation was unable to determine if the job type had an effect on the brain or whether the link was due to other factors. Additional research is necessary to provide additional light on this subject.

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