Home > Medical > Dementia > FAQs 19 July 2004 What are the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease? Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease include: age, specific gene types, family history, head injury, low education and high systolic blood pressure. 0 Seth Rogen: Alzheimer's is brutal African health in focus Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease include: age, specific gene types, family history, head injury, low education and high systolic blood pressure. More in Medical When is my memory impaired? More: DementiaFAQs advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Partner Content The lighter side of dinner Parenting What is causing my baby's colic and what can I do? Parenting Should babies be given antibiotics in their first year? Medical Dagga may provide more pain relief for men Partner Content Craving peri-peri chicken? Try this easy hack you can make at home News US firefighter feels 'normal' year after face transplant From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.