Feb 01

Heart health and dementia: Is there a connection?

By MD for Seniors

All participants were free of memory loss at the beginning of the study.

You know that taking care of your heart is critical, especially as you age.

Your risk for developing cardiovascular conditions, such as heart disease, naturally increases, which means it’s your job to live a healthy lifestyle and break harmful habits. But have you considered how the health of your heart impacts your brain?

“Most people don’t understand the connection between heart health and brain health, and as doctors we’re learning more every day,” said Ralph Sacco, M.D., chief of neurology at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami and former president of the American Heart Association. “New …read more

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