High Blood Pressure in Mid-Life May Cause or Aggravate Dementia

Cognitive function, rather than memory, most likely to be affected.

An expert panel of the American Heart Association (AHA) has found consistent evidence that high blood pressure in midlife (age 40-64) is associated with impaired cognitive function in mid- and later life. When high blood pressure develops after age 64, its impact on brain function is less clear, the panel explained in a Scientific Statement […]

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