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Posts Tagged ‘cardiovascular health’

By On May 2nd, 2013

Regardless Of Age, Heart Health And Cognitive Function Linked

It has been known for some time that poor cardiovascular health can contribute, or be a predictor, to diminishing cognitive function in middle aged to elderly adults. But recent research suggests that this holds true for all individuals, regardless of age. Crystal Phend, of MedPage Today, reports that “cognitive function dropped by 1.5 points on…

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By On January 30th, 2013

Keep Your Heart Healthy to Keep Your Brain Healthy

For women over the age of 65, cardiovascular health can play a significant role in avoiding cognitive decline and dementia. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that heart disease can be linked to mental decline in both men and women, but the association is strongest in women. Specifically, mild cognitive impairment occurs often in patients…

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