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Can high blood pressure affect memory?

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Dr. Rodney Samaan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hypertension can contribute to vascular dementia and cognitive impairment.

In brief: Yes

Hypertension can contribute to vascular dementia and cognitive impairment.
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

Sure. Untreated high blood pressure can cause small strokes called lacunar infarcts and over time result in multi-infarct dementia and severe memory problems.

In brief: Sure

Sure. Untreated high blood pressure can cause small strokes called lacunar infarcts and over time result in multi-infarct dementia and severe memory problems.
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