Inflammation in Teens Linked to Reduced Intelligence & Longevity

Sensual & Superyoung| The body is always in a certain state of inflammation, as bacteria fight off disease and our cortisol levels rise under stress. There’s no doubt, however, that inflammation attacks critical brain and body cells, weakening our immune system.

Swedish scientists from the Karolinska Institute have linked a large-scale study of 50,000 young men 18-20 years old, with low-grade inflammation of body cells to lower scores on standardised intelligence tests and early mortality rates. Read on in Superyoung Longevity.