Scientists have long been told that a person needs to monitor salt intake, as high intake may lead to cardiovascular diseases.
The study is published in the journal Nature Neuroscience.
However, apart from the risk of high blood pressure, the researchers found another factor relating to salt, indicating a connection of the intestine with the brain.
Scientists have tried to explain how the use of this product can lead to autoimmune diseases.
In the study mice were put on a diet with lots of salt. They have found violations of cognitive abilities, and signs of impaired circulation.
Such violations are recorded, even in the absence of high blood pressure. This means that even if rodents are able to cope with hypertension, which occurs because of a diet high in sodium increased the risk of stroke and senile dementia (dementia) can be maintained.
The researchers concluded that consumption of salt leads to stroke and dementia.
Dementia – what is it?
It is a severe disease characterized by disorders of intelligence and behavior that can lead to the loss of basic skills relating to all aspects of life.
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