Obesity reduces brain volume

It is well known obesity increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension and stroke, increases the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.

Obesity reduces brain volume

The results from a new brain imaging study shows that people who are overweight and obese have significantly reduced brain volume compared with normal

Currently in the world there are more than 1 billion people are overweight and 300 million obese people, with 40 percent of men and 45% of women over 70 years old are either obese or type 2 diabetes. It is unclear whether the factors of diabetes, hypertension and stroke, especially obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with specific forms of brain atrophy or not.

But the researchers found that obese people with brain volume decreased by 8% compared with normal and overweight people reduce brain volume and 4%.
BMI opposite phenomenon reduced brain volume in type 2 diabetes and fasting plasma insulin concentrations, there is no correlation. The researchers also found that higher body weight associated with the loss of more and more brain tissue.
Obesity reduces brain volume

The brains of obese people looked 16 years older and the brains of overweight people looked 8 years older than the brains of people who balance.

Type 2 diabetes and heart disease, obesity phenomenon impact bad to nao.Nen the sports exercise, eat a reasonable patient can help maintain the healthy condition of the brain during aging and ability to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease as well as other types of dementia diseases.

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