(TELEGRAPH) — Aluminium poisoning may be fuelling Alzheimer’s disease, a leading professor has claimed.
Professor Chrisopher Exley, of Keele University, said that exposure to the metal causes deposits in the human brain which can exacerbate other problems.
Writing in the journal Frontiers in Neurology he said: “We are all accumulating a known neurotoxin in our brain from our conception to our death.
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“The presence of aluminium in the human brain should be a red flag alerting us all to the potential dangers of the aluminium age.
“How do we know that Alzheimer’s disease is not the manifestation of chronic aluminium toxicity in humans?”
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