According to the two recent studies, herpes simplex virus infection increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Moreover, being a carrier of certain antibodies against the virus two-folds the risk.
Herpes Simplex is the causing agent of common cold sores. The infection caused by this virus affects almost 90% of the population. The American Academy of Dermatology stated, “getting this virus for just one time makes the person its carrier for lifetime.”