Your brain is incredible – are you looking after it?

 

Your brain makes you... you. Billions of cells working together to control your emotions, memories, movement and speech.

But many of us take our brains for granted.

Just as we can protect other areas of our health, we can take steps to keep our brains healthy and reduce our risk of dementia later in life.

Think Brain Health is a celebration of everything our brains do for us and a guide to the simple things we can do to protect them in return.

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How well do you know your brain?

Test your knowledge and learn more about looking after your incredible brain.

Brain health basics

Your brain is incredible. Made up of around 100 billion nerve cells, it controls your movement, your emotions and stores your precious memories.

Can we really reduce the number of people living with dementia by 40%?

If we can understand what increases the risk of developing dementia, governments and individuals can be better informed about how to reduce that risk.

It’s time we started thinking brain health

Like so many families, Suzi Perry’s has felt the sadness and guilt that dementia causes. That’s why she's supporting this movement to do all we can protect our brain health.