Alzheimer’s is one of the most deadliest and awful of diseases, and if you’re suffering from this horrid ailment, or taking care of a loved one who is forced to live through this nightmare, you know exactly how hard it can be.
Recently, more and more researchers are working on finding all the possible habits, foods and elements that tend to trigger the symptoms of this awful disease, and each day, we see experts putting forward more data and facts that connect some of our everyday habits with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s.
Now, it is important to understand that there is no evidence to tell us exactly what is causing Alzheimer’s, but researchers have pointed out 6 surprising elements that play a detrimental role in the development of this disease and why they must be avoided.
Here, take a look:
1. Negative Thoughts
Mental health and psyche play a detrimental role in the onset of Alzheimer’s. Research reveals that negative beliefs related to aging, particularly thoughts of being “decrepit” as one gets older tends to trigger certain brain changes that are directly associated with the symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
Experts believe that since negative belief and thoughts related aging that are internalized from the opinions held in our society create stress, and this further fuels certain pathological changes within our brain. These changes are extremely concerning, and therefore, it essential to understand how our negative beliefs and thoughts can bring out physical changes in the way our brain works.
But luckily, these negative beliefs about aging can be discarded by simply reinforcing positive beliefs and adopting healthy lifestyle changes that make you feel less intimidated by the natural aging process.