How Oxidative Stress Affects Neuroplasticity?
Oxidative stress is a condition in which the body’s cells produce too many reactive oxygen
species (ROS). These ROS can damage cells, leading to inflammation. Chronic inflammation
is a risk factor for many diseases, including dementia. Oxidative stress is also known to
affect neuroplasticity, which is the brain’s ability to adapt and change in response to
A recent study found that oxidative stress may play a role in the development of
Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that people with Alzheimer’s had higher levels of
oxidative stress than people without the disease. The study also found that oxidative
stress may damage nerve cells and contribute to the decline in cognitive function seen in
While the exact mechanisms by which oxidative stress affects neuroplasticity are not yet known,
the findings of this study suggest that oxidative stress may be a significant factor in the
development of Alzheimer’s disease. Further research is needed to confirm these findings and to
determine how oxidative stress affects neuroplasticity.