Vascular Changes and Dementia

Vascular changes linked to dementia - American Stroke Association Scientific Statement
 
Statement Highlights:
  • High blood pressure is related to the development of age-related vascular cognitive impairment.
  • Maintaining a healthy heart may also maintain a healthy functioning brain, according to the statement.
  • Screening elderly patients for heart and stroke risk factors may also identify those at risk of dementia.

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