DISTURBED GUT MICROBIOTA LEADS TO COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT
The most common cases of dementia are 60-70% Alzheimer's disease with the hypothesis of beta-amyloid protein deposition in neurons. Vascular dementia accounts for 17-20% of cases with atherosclerosis of the major cerebral vessels. Although both cases often occur together, provoking a powerful aggression of the process. When the gut microbiota of patients with Alzheimer's disease was examined, an increase in pathogenic bacterial species was found compared to the control group of patients.