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Scientists are still working to figure out how — and why — aging impacts our organs, including our brains. For now,...

Scientists are still working to figure out how — and why — aging impacts our organs, including our brains. For now, it’s believed that inflammation in the brain may cause some of the more typical effects of aging that we experience, such as forgetfulness or mental sluggishness. However, some people experience a great deal of shrinkage in their brains as they get older — beyond the “normal,” age-related forgetfulness.

We know that after age 40, the memory parts of our brains (the cortex and especially the hippocampus) commonly shrink by an average of 0.5% every year. Five different categories of conditions are the main culprit for this significant degree of brain atrophy with aging:

✔️Sleep conditions — insomnia and sleep apnea

✔️Vascular conditions — obesity, smoking, and diabetes

✔️Mood and anxiety conditions — chronic stress or severe depression

✔️Traumatic brain injury — including concussions

✔️Brain degenerations — the accumulation of toxic amyloid plaques and tau tangles

The good news is that you can regrow your brain at any age. Click the link in our bio to learn how our programs help to do just that.

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