According to a study published in Radiology
smoking, drinking alcohol, diabetes and obesity problems are linked with brain volumes which may be the prior indicators of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
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Obesity, smoking and alcohol consumption
is associated with shrinking of total brain volume which adversely affects emotional activities and memory strength.
Researchers discuss about their awareness on factors that can cause fatal damages to brain health and vascular risk damages that can result in mental
imbalance, the reports added.
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According to a research from Dallas Heart Study (DHS), out of 1629 people (805 under age 50 and 824 above 50), lower brain volumes under each age group is related to lower scores in cognitive test. The researchers have analyzed the major risks of obesity
, alcohol addiction, diabetes
and smoking and their relation to parts of the brain with smaller volumes.