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Cardiology Management

Discontinuing Antihypertensive Therapy in Older Adults Does Not Improve Cognition

2015 24 Aug

An article published by JAMA Internal Medicine claims that discontinuing antihypertensive therapy for patients 75 years or older does not improve short-term cognitive, psychological or general daily functioning. Studies have suggested that in older adults, lower, rather than higher blood pressure increases the risk of cognitive decline. The article... Read more