Can uncontrolled high blood pressure lead to memory loss?

Yes. Even mild hypertension (HTN) sustained over yrs is associated w/ greater cognitive impairment in later life. To mds, "uncontrolled" means really high bp. It's called an urgency when not controlling it within 24 hr will lead to permanent injury (or death), and an emergency when ditto within 1 hr. "htnsive encephalopathy" is assoc w/ headaches, confusion, seizures, head bleeds, strokes and death.
High blood pressure. Possible, since uncontrolled hypertension can potentially cause small brain infarctions.

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Can you tell me about having short term memory problems from high blood pressure?

BP and short-term memory. Increasing damage to the brain blood vessels caused by untreated hypertension could eventually lead to memory loss because non-memory areas of the brain are not able to keep up. www.neurology.org/content/64/8/e28.full this is a great little article that reviews this topic in a very clear and understandable sort of way. It is very informative. Best wishes. Read more...

Help can blood loss relieve high blood pressure?

Yes. People who bleed to death virtually NEVER have high blood pressure immediately prior to or at the time of death. You can take that idea to the bank! Read more...

Can vision loss from high blood pressure be reversed?

Depends . Hypertension can have wide range consequences to your health. Your eyes are very sensitive to high BP & can manifest it in a dilated eye examination. Serious retinal vascular disease can result in irreversible loss of vision. When caught early & treated systemically, most ocular disease (eg., vein occlusion, optic neuropathy) can be managed to prevent loss of vision, But exceptions apply to severe. Read more...

What's good for improving memory that does not interfere with my high blood pressure?

Complex question. Depends on situation. For alzheimer's, cholinesterase inhibitors such as galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide) can help (really just slows decline). If adhd, stimulants can help (probably also helps those w/o adhd). If depressed, antidepressants help. But if anxious, benzos prob don't help memory. Some antiseizure meds like topamax don't help. Conventional wisdom says best is nutritious diet, exercise & quality sleep. Read more...

If loss of blood can lower blood pressure, can high blood pressure people dobaye blood?

The pressure returns. An otherwise healthy person with mild high blood pressure, or with moderate high blood pressure under control, should be able to donate blood as long as he doesn't have problems like anemia, hepatitis, hiv, recent travel to malaria countries, etc... After donating blood, a person's blood pressure can be lower but usually just for a brief time. The blood pressure goes back to where it was before. Read more...
Blood pressure. Patients with high blood pressure can physiologically donate blood. Often they will not be allowed to donate because they may be on anti hypertensive and other drugs. Gettting a transfusion which contains hypotension directed drugs could be a problem for some people. Read more...