Emotional Stress Triggers Heart Attacks, High Blood Pressure, Dabigatran

Individuals who have high blood pressure in middle age may be at a higher risk of cognitive impairment in old age. In the journal Hypertension, the American Heart Association (AHA) issued a statement calling for more clinical trials to better understand the role high blood pressure plays in the vascular health of the brain. There have been many observational studies suggesting a strong link between chronic hypertension and cognitive decline, but the AHA said more tangible evidence is needed.
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