Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Midlife Hypertension Leads to Cognitive Impairment

Poorly treated hypertension in midlife can result in dementia latter in life with devastating implications, according to a report from the American Heart Association.  Blood pressure is sometimes difficult control without taking multiple drugs with potential side effects.  The use of natural supplements, lifestyle changes, and stress reduction measures can be very effective to reduce the reliance on drugs.  One way or another, the blood pressure must be controlled.

See Family Practice News, Nov 1, 2016, p. 7.

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