Our expert says:
I doubt that this is all due to any lack of exercise, but there could be so very many posible causes for such a situation. Probably the commonest is NOT a dementia, though I understand that possibility worries you, but stress and/or depression, which respond well to treatment, or a number of physical conditions, such as anaemia, also ghenerally likely to be readily treatable. It would be sensible to see either a good local psychiatrist ( a fully trained doctor with Psych training as well ) or a specialist in general medicine / general physician first, to check out the physical possibilities.
Exercising more, and following a healthy diet, and spending more time with intelligent people can't do any harm and may help, as well, but its best to have all other possibiolities examined and ruled out or dalt with
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