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How can seniors keep their brains in great condition?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Hope

Key is controlling risk factors for vascular disease, most especially even mild high blood pressure which affects the tiny vessels; discover B12 & folate (folic acid) deficiency & thyroid disease early.
Studies produce ever-conflicting results, but most recently, treatment with angiotensin-receptor blockers for high blood pressure seems to delay or prevent both vascular and Alzheimer's type dementia.

In brief: Hope

Key is controlling risk factors for vascular disease, most especially even mild high blood pressure which affects the tiny vessels; discover B12 & folate (folic acid) deficiency & thyroid disease early.
Studies produce ever-conflicting results, but most recently, treatment with angiotensin-receptor blockers for high blood pressure seems to delay or prevent both vascular and Alzheimer's type dementia.
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