Untreated blood pressure level is inversely related to cognitive functioning: the Framingham Study.

@article{Elas1993UntreatedBP,
  title={Untreated blood pressure level is inversely related to cognitive functioning: the Framingham Study.},
  author={M Fern{\'a}ndez El{\'i}as and Philip A. Wolf and Ralph B. D'Agostino and James L. S. Cobb and Lon R. White},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={138 6},
  pages={353-64}
}
It was hypothesized that blood pressure would be inversely related to cognitive functioning, if unconfounded with antihypertensive medication and measured over many occasions prior to neuropsychological testing. For stroke-free Framingham Study participants aged 55-88 years (n = 1,702), blood pressure levels were averaged over five biennial examinations… CONTINUE READING