Higher Blood Pressure May Lead to Brain Shrinkage

Higher Blood Pressure May Lead to Brain Shrinkage

[Music] it is clear that hardening of the arteries inside our brain and cognitive decline travel hand-in-hand something I’ve addressed before however the independent Association of Alzheimer’s with multiple atherosclerosis Collor disease risk factors suggest that cholesterol is not the sole culprit in dementia one of the most consistent findings is elevated levels of blood …

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Stopping Blood Pressure Meds May Not Help Cognition

Stopping Blood Pressure Meds May Not Help Cognition

Any medication can cause side effects, and high blood pressure medications are no exception. I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. Low blood pressure has recently been linked to impaired cognitive function in elderly patients. However, a new study from the Netherlands found that patients who discontinued taking their antihypertensive (blood pressure) medications did …

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Is high blood pressure bad for my brain?

Is high blood pressure bad for my brain?

Is high blood pressure bad for my brain? You might already know that high blood pressure isn’t good for your heart but did you know that it isn’t good for your brain either? If your blood pressure stays high over time it may increase your risk of developing dementia Let’s think about it your brain …

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Diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] So there isn’t one stand-alone test that will show whether someone has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, since the typical symptoms like memory loss, confusion, and others, can have a whole slew of potential causes. That being said, it’s not usually diagnosed until a complete medical assessment is performed. But what all does that …

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NHS Rightcare: Mental Health and Dementia Focus Pack

NHS Rightcare: Mental Health and Dementia Focus Pack

>>Matthew Cripps: Hello and welcome to your new Commissioning for Value focus packs. I’m Matthew Cripps and I am National Director of NHS RightCare. This short video will help you to work through the pack, highlighting key points and explaining what the data is showing. This collection of focus packs provides more detailed information for …

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Other types of dementia | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Other types of dementia | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] So, Dementia is this general term we use when someone starts having trouble remembering, communicating, and understanding. And Alzheimer’s Disease is a specific type of dementia that accounts for about 60 to 80% of all dementia cases. But what about the other 20 to 40%? Well, the second most common type, accounting for …

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Delirium – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Delirium – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Delirium is a common and very serious neuropsychiatric syndrome. Typically it affects older patients with multiple medical problems, in fact up to half of all elderly patients in the hospital will have an episode of delirium at some point, but being said it can affect anyone – even children, even though that’s much less common. …

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