Evidence linking high blood pressure to a decline in memory is stacking up. Here are just three studies that have found a connection.
In a 1999 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association researchers examined the relationship of blood pressure and change in cognitive function in the 3657 participants between 65 and 102 years-old. Results indicated an elevated systolic blood pressure (>160 mm Hg) associated with more errors on the mental status questionnaire versus participants with baseline systolic blood pressures between 130-139 mm Hg.
In a 2000 study published in Hypertension researchers looked at the impact of high blood pressure on mental status in 107 participants with untreated hypertension and 116 participants with normal blood pressure. Average participant age was 76 years-old. Results showed individuals with high blood pressure performed slower on all mental tests.
In a 1995 study published in the Journal of the Americ...
Today I would like to review some of the primary causes of High Blood Pressure .
In most cases, there is no clear cause of high blood pressure. The term “essential hypertension” is used in these instances. Doctors can often treat the high blood pressure but never cure it. However, there are some causes of high blood pressure which can not only be treated, but also be cured.
The body sometimes needs to increase blood pressure to maintain adequate flow of blood to the brain and other vital organs. For example, if the kidneys sense a decrease in blood flow they assume it is due to low blood pressure. The kidneys then produce a hormone to elevate the blood pressure. In reality, the cause of decreased blood flow may have nothing to do with low blood pressure at all. A blockage in the pipes through which the blood is delivered to the kidneys (renal arteries) may cause less blood. The kidneys may thus raise blood pressure unnecessarily. This type of high blood pressure is difficult to treat...
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