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Brain aging would come sooner for those suffering from these excesses in the blood, word of science

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Brain aging would come sooner for those suffering from these excesses in the blood, word of science
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The passing of time is inexorable for everyone and for everything. It is a natural and transversal event that affects both the identity card, the seasons or the single events of life. The speech does not change one iota with reference to our organism. From skin to teeth, from hair to organs, from muscle resistance to metabolism, everything changes over time. The brain is no exception, and over the years it loses in terms of weight, volume and elasticity of thought. It is the classic phenomenon of brain atrophy, the process of which is accelerated in some cases. According to a recent study, in fact, those suffering from diabetes have a greater cognitive decline than the average suffered by healthy peers.

Let’s summarize the key steps of the research. We just anticipate that brain aging would come sooner for those suffering from these excesses in the blood.

The study on cognitive decline conducted on patients with diabetes

The researchers conducted the study on a population of 20,000 patients, of which only a thousand were affected by the disease. The remaining 19 thousand patients made up the so-called control group. Statistically speaking, it was a large sample.

The ages and socio-demographic characteristics of the two groups were quite similar. The work was conducted by Dr. Lilianne Mujica-Parodi, at Stony Brook University, a New York University.

The researchers examined the patients through a composite battery of different cognitive tests. The results they arrived at did not leave much room for free interpretation. 5% of the sample, ie diabetics, showed an average lower performance between 8 and 13% compared to non-diabetics.

Another consequence of diabetes was in terms of brain volume. In fact, the greatest loss was found among those who had an excess of blood sugar compared to healthy patients. An empirical evidence that indirectly testifies to the greater degree of aging of the brain towards each other.

Brain aging would come sooner for those suffering from these excesses in the blood, word of science

Among the insiders it was another confirmation of what were already shared conclusions. Diabetes damages the neurons of the brain and thereby negatively contributes to cognitive decline. In other words, the disease affects the natural trend, accelerating it. Contribution that is felt in direct proportion to both the degree and the temporal duration of the disease.

Moreover, experts argue, blood sugar imbalance causes accelerated aging for other organs such as the kidneys and heart.

As always, the watchword can only be prevention. Term that contains many others within it, mainly summarized in that of a healthy and balanced diet. Equally important is the practice of regular physical activity (choosing between running or walking, for example) and avoiding smoking.

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