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Heart Risks in Midlife Tied to Brain Plaques of Alzheimer’s

Being obese, smoking or having high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes in midlife is associated with an increased risk of dementia later in life. Now researchers have found these five risk factors correlate with the development, years later, of amyloid brain plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
Diet-induced inflammation is below the perception of pain and thus can linger for years, if not decades, but it causes enough end organ damage that we call it chronic disease. This is especially true for Alzheimer’s.

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