The Brain Hypometabolism Hypothesis (BHH): Part 1

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There are various hypotheses to explain the aetiology of Alzheimer’s Disease which is a  common cause of Dementia. One key hypothesis focuses on brain metabolism. For the sake of convenience I have labelled this hypothesis the ‘Brain Hypometabolism Hypothesis’ (BHH).

The BHH hypothesis stated simply is that:

Brain hypometabolism leads to neuropathology.

This statement references many pathophysiological pathways and lines of evidence from different research teams in studies spanning several decades.

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