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A Dumpy Middle Age Could Mean Earlier Alzheimer’s

One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when. Obesity in midlife has long been suspected of increasing the risk of Alzheimer's.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

It’s all about inflammation.  Obesity is caused by inflammation. Alzheimer’s is simply the spread of that inflammation from the adipose tissue to the brain.


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