Chris Hemsworth has discovered that he is at Higher Risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Chris Hemsworth's 'Shocking' Alzheimer's News Explained by Neurologists Titl2

Chris announced on Friday that he carries two genes that put him at a substantially increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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Dr. Peter Attia tells the Australian actor that he has two copies of the APOE4 gene, one from his mom and one from his dad.

Dr. says, makes it up to 10 times more likely that he’ll develop Alzheimer’s compared to the average person. t

Only about 2 to 3 percent of people have both copies of the gene.

Only about 2 to 3 percent of people have both copies of the gene.

It doesn’t mean Hemsworth is guaranteed to develop the illness.

It doesn’t mean Hemsworth is guaranteed to develop the illness.

For starters, a crash course on the gene might be helpful.