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Obesity May Cause Hearing Loss; Mice Lost Up To 50% Of Their Hearing After Eating High-Fat Diets.

Obesity causes a lot of medical issues, some of which are life threatening, but now they may even be affecting our five senses. Researchers from Florida State University have opened up the doors to new possibilities in obesity research by discovering that obese mice developed a loss of smell.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

A high-fat diet in animal studies is usually high in saturated fat. The saturated fat can activate toll-like receptors on the surface of every cell to increase inflammation. If there is any cell in the body that is sensitive to inflammation, it is nerve cells.

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