Weight loss surgery can improve both brain and body (bonting r.)

Obesity is known to have serious effects on the body, increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, among other diseases. Now, recent studies have found that obesity clinical trials may also affect cognitive functions, increase the risk of memory disorders such as dementia, Alzheimer's disease.

Research shows that weighs more elderly most likely they are to a loss of cognitive abilities. Results indicate access to treatment for obesity to help individuals achieve their brains healthy weight, as well as their bodies.

In one study, scientists at the school of medicine, Boston University, "abdominal CT scan and MRI brain scans to more than 700 men and women who were average age of 60. The study found that most fat people have about midsection or lower brain volume person.

Another study at the University of California-San Francisco "found that older women, obesity, high blood pressure, low levels of" good "cholesterol linked to 23 per cent jump in the risk of cognitive impairment.

Says Dr. David Dean, specialist in surgery and other surgical procedures affect "what these results indicate that carrying excess weight on all your devices, including your mind,".

Other studies have shown that obesity after age 55 increasing the risk of dementia, and the impact on memory loss in women "pear-shaped", having excess weight around their hips. Search found from Northwestern University, women for every one point increase in body mass index (BMI), a full point lower on memory tests given to study participants.

Based on new evidence, losing weight with weight loss surgery can only benefit a person's physical health, mental health, as well.

Says Dr. Provost, who is also the Medical Director "Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton surgery weight loss program" in Denton, Texas "weight loss surgery have proved effective in reducing the risk of many medical problems, including hypertension, heart disease and type 2 diabetes,". It is noted that patients keep weight control with weight loss can help maintain brain health and function with aging, and potentially reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of mites as they age.

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes memory loss and confusion. The condition affects more than five million older Americans today — the most common form of dementia. Obesity continues to rise in the u.s. and worldwide medical practitioners may find also an increase in the number of overweight individuals suffering and loss of cognitive abilities.

In an interview with WebMD William Thies, Ph.d., Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Association of Alzheimer's disease, and noted that maintaining healthy body weight and maintain levels of blood pressure and blood sugar in check can also keep the brain healthy, maybe risk reduction shown cognitive decline in old age. For obese individuals who failed to lose weight through diet and exercise programs weight loss surgery might be the best treatment option.


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