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A silent heart threat may actually be endangering your brain

Want to keep your mind sharp? Be aggressive about treating your high blood pressure. If youíre like a lot of people, you probably think of your heart when you think about blood pressure. But you should also think about your mind. ďHigh blood pressure is not just a disease or condition. Itís actually a risk factor. Itís a risk factor for heart disease and stroke, and itís a risk factor for cognitive…

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