Chronic low grade inflammation leads to gradual cognitive degeneration. New insights into recent viruses, are that cytokines are coming into view as playing an important role in the degeneration process. The virus is much more lethal in people suffering from chronic low grade inflammation as a result of metabolic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. A very good argument for regular physical exercise, cognitive challenges, and a healthy (non-sedetary) lifestyle.
We offer two open access articles that touch these subjects:
- 2018 – Herold et all: Thinking While Moving or Moving While Thinking – Concepts of Motor-Cognitive Training for Cognitive Performance Enhancement
- 2021 – Lambeck: Low grade inflammation