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CAUSE OF BRAIN AGING
Nervous System tissue is especially vulnerable to attack by free radicals.
- High lipid content, a prime target for free radicals
- High demand for oxygen
- Limited antioxidant defense and repair capabilities
- Neuronal loss and brain atrophy
- Increased B-amyloid deposition (toxicity levels increase)
- Increased free radical production
MRI scans show loss of brain tissue in affected dogs.
MRI scans are not harmful to dogs.