Obesity Linked to Dementia
23 Aug, 2016

Ever-growing waistlines could result in a big increase in the number of people who develop dementia in the future, researchers have warned. Previous studies have shown that being overweight in middle age increases the odds of developing the mental disorder.

Nobody knows fully understands the mechanism behind this observed effect, as such obesity appears to be a risk factor. Further studies will undoubtedly be required.

Written by Mr Ahmed Hamouda

Mr Ahmed Hamouda is The Director of Weight Loss Surgery Kent. He is a highly trained and experienced Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon.
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