May 232015
 

infection can damage your IQ

A simple infection in the body can have such a profound effect on the brain that a person’s IQ can drop, new research claims.

Researchers say the link is very real – and the more infections a person suffers, the bigger the damage to their brain power.

While the effect was seen after infections in any part of the body – for example, the stomach, urinary tract or skin – the most ‘damage’ was seen following infections in the brain.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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