Those who often seems sidelined thoughts or absent-minded,might be an earlier symptom of cerebral small vessal disease or silent stroke.
A study published in the journal of Neurobiology of Aging found that the damage in brain’s white matter may often cause ‘silent strokes’,the earlier symptoms may include distracted and more frequent day-to-day tasks.
The executive functioning of the brain including, a person’s ability to plan,stay organised and maintain focus on overall goals may vary by the silent strokes.
“If a person feels this may be the case,concerns should be brought to a doctor,especially if the person has a health condition or lifestyle that puts them at a higher risk of stroke or heart disease”aid Ayan Dey from the University of Toronto in Canada.
Cerebral small vessel disease is one of the most common neurological disorder of ageing.Cerebral small vessel disease causes damages to the brain’s white matter,which can cause memory and cognitive issues over time.
“There are no effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, but brain vascular changes can be prevented or reduced ugh smoking cessation, exercise, diet and stress management, as well as keeping one’s blood pressure,diabetes and cholesterol under control,”said Brian Levine from the University of Toronto.