Scientists have learned another danger of salt

Scientists at Yale University (USA) found that eating large amounts of salt leads to increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis. The study is published in a press release on MedicalXpress.

Experts found that if the concentration of salt in human cells the activation of the Wnt signaling pathway, which leads to disruption of regulatory T-cells that produce cytokines interferon-gamma and interleukin-10. An imbalance in these cytokines leads to the amazing Central nervous system inflammation.

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the myelin sheath of nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord.

The disease most often occurs between the ages of 15 to 40 years. His feature — simultaneous failure of several different parts of the nervous system, resulting in patients with various neurological symptoms.

Earlier in June, doctors found that there is a direct relationship between the amount of salt consumed and risk of death.