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Senior Health – Obesity Connected with Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Weight gain is unhealthy for most people around the world. It is associated with heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. However, did you know that being overweight could also contribute early symptoms of Alzheimer’s?

U.S. Institute of Again neurologist Madhav Thambisetty is using BMI (body mass index) to learn more about the relationship between Alzheimer’s and weight gain.

Gaining weight in midlife is unhealthy for a number of reasons, including increasing the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. A new study concludes that obesity in middle age may also cause people to develop Alzheimer’s disease¬†… Learn More why obesity is associated with early Alzheimer’s disease onset: Here

Source: VOA News


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