Obesity and Cognitive Function

Obesity is thought to affect both the Central nervous system and the Peripheral nervous system. Obesity appears to negatively affect the Central nervous system, particularly cognitive function. There is a meer association between obesity and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Obesity has been shown to double the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and a high body mass index (BMI) is linked to enhanced risk of dementia. mild cognitive impairment can be seen in individuals with severe obesity. Negative effects of obesity on the Peripheral nervous system (PNS) include polyneuropathy and autonomic dysfunction. Polyneuropathy is defined as sensory loss, typically starting with the feet and finally affecting the hands. One of the most common causes of polyneuropathy is type 2 diabetes. Dietary modifications and exercise have proven effective at improving metabolic and cognitive function obesity patients.

  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Dementia
  • Potential Mediators
  • CNS Dysfunction
  • Cerebrovascular disease

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