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Relationship Between Antihypertensive Medications and Cognitive Impairment: Part I. Review of Human Studies and Clinical Trials

Yasar, Sevil; Schuchman, Mattan; Peters, Jean; Anstey, Kaarin; Carlson, Michelle; Peters, Ruth


Purpose of review There is an established association between hypertension and increased risk of poor cognitive performance and dementia including Alzheimer’s disease; however, associations between antihypertensive medications (AHMs) and dementia risk are less consistent. An increased interest in AHM has resulted in expanding publications; however, none of the recent reviews are comprehensive. Our extensive review includes 15 observational and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published over...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Hypertension Reports
DOI: 10.1007/s11906-016-0674-1
Access Rights: Open Access


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