Loneliness and Social Isolation May Be Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Finds

Loneliness and Social Isolation May Be Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Finds
A new research study has found that older, cognitively normal adults with elevated levels of cortical amyloid, the protein linked to Alzheimer’s, are much more likely to report feeling lonely and socially isolated regardless of their circumstances. These findings support the potential role of loneliness in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. The study, “Association of Higher Cortical

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2 comments

  1. Eduardo Jimenez Jr says:

    So Alzheimer’s actually elevates one’s loneliness even more? I’m in trouble then, I have already been isolating myself so no 9ne sees my Tremors or Shakes and the Asperger’s like outburst…

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