A SHOCKING Cause of Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease is projected to skyrocket in the next few decades, and there’s currently no cure.
That means the time to act is now.
Many folks focus on diet—and there’s no doubt that this is an important component.
But there’s a critical Alzheimer’s risk factor that tends to fly under the radar—and it has nothing to do with diet, exercise, or your living environment.
It has to do with the environment in your mouth.
You see, studies have shown that having gum disease increases your risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Now there’s another one to add to the list.
A recent mouse study showed that F. nucleatum, a common bacterium in periodontal disease, is linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
The research revealed that F. nucleatum generates systemic inflammation that enters the nervous system and worsens signs of Alzheimer’s.
The presence of F. nucleatum also resulted in an overproduction of microglial cells.
Normally, the presence of microglial cells would be a good thing. They remove damaged neurons and help maintain the health of the nervous system.
But too much of a good thing always turns bad.
And in the case of microglial cells, they lead to an increase in chronic inflammation, which is a key underlying process in Alzheimer’s.
As a result, F. nucleatum reduced thinking and memory skills in the mice.
This study represents another important piece of the gum disease/Alzheimer’s puzzle.
It also means that treating (or better yet, avoiding) gum disease could help prevent or delay Alzheimer’s.
Every little bit helps.
P.S. Another common condition could be secretly driving up your Alzheimer’s risk by 50 percent. Click here for the whole story.
(2022, July 12.) “Studying the Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease.” Neuroscience News.com. https://neurosciencenews.com/alzheimers-gum-disease-21018/
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