Treatment options and considerations for hypertensive patients to prevent dementia

@article{Hernandorena2017TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment options and considerations for hypertensive patients to prevent dementia},
  author={I. Hernandorena and E. Duron and J. Vidal and O. Hanon},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={1000 - 989}
}
ABSTRACT Introduction: Dementia is a worldwide health concern, which leads to loss of autonomy. To date no curative treatment is available so focus on modifiable risk factors is of particular interest. Hypertension, particularly midlife high blood pressure, has been associated with an increased risk for cognitive decline and dementia including vascular dementia (VAD) and Alzheimer disease (AD). In this context, antihypertensive treatments might have a preventive effect. The objective of this… Expand
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