Study: High blood pressure, irregular heartbeat could hasten Alzheimer's progression

11/6/2007 | Forbes

High blood pressure and atrial fibrillation could aggravate Alzheimer's disease and treating vascular problems could slow the condition's rate of progression, according to a study. Researchers studied 135 women and men ages 65 and older and found that those patients with atrial fibrillation or high blood pressure deteriorated more rapidly.

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