Hypertension Leads To The Development Of Brain Lesions

High Blood Pressure and Cerebral White Matter Lesion Progression in the General Population

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  • White matter lesions have been shown to increase the risk of dementia and stroke.
  •  High blood pressure is an important factor in the development of small-vessel disease.

    Read the full article in Hypertension
    Hypertension. 2013; 61: 1354-1359 Published online before print March 25, 2013, doi: 10.1161/?HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.00430

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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Jun 3, 2013 1:37 PM America/Chicago