It is essential to understand that there is a strong and instrumental connection between the body and the mind, and researchers are increasingly highlighting the claim that certain bodily ailments can cause serious brain impairments.
We have picked out all the scary conditions that can negative impact your IQ.
Here, take a look:
1. Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is gravely dangerous disease that requires you to make effective use of a bug spray and nicely tuck in your socks to protect your body and your IQ before you go hiking, trekking or running in the wild. The most common symptoms of Lyme disease include aching joints, muscle pain, weariness, fatigue and impaired brain functioning.
Researchers believe that Lyme disease can cause severe brain impairments, a sharp decline in the functioning of brain processes, memory problems, lack of concentration, a shortened attention span and an inability to perform multitasking.
Experts point out that these impairments occur because of the increased pressure suffered by the head, which also causes the severe headaches that most patients suffering with Lyme disease complain of. Moreover, this disease also reduces and limits the blood flow received by the brain, hence depriving the brain of sufficient oxygen levels required for optimal functioning.