Study: for excess weight, the human brain shrinks faster

The human brain is reduced in volume by 10 years rather in obesity. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Cambridge. Brain aging associated with obesity is really a serious problem that requires detailed study. On information received, reports The Times of India.

Shrinkage of the brain – the process is quite natural. Now only this should happen to a really old age. Apparently, obesity accelerates aging of the nervous system and triggers certain processes.

Scientists conducted a survey of 473 people aged 20 to 87 years. Volunteers divided into individuals with normal weight and overweight. According to the findings, obesity decreases the volume of the white matter of the brain. With age, differences between groups only increase. Now the researchers want to understand whether it is possible to revert back, if lose weight to healthy weight.

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