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Association of higher diastolic blood pressure levels with cognitive impairment.

Authors
  • Tsivgoulis, G
  • Alexandrov, A V
  • Wadley, V G
  • Unverzagt, F W
  • Go, R C P
  • Moy, C S
  • Kissela, B
  • Howard, G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - American Academy of Neurology
Publication Date
Aug 25, 2009
Volume
73
Issue
8
Pages
589–595
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181b38969
PMID: 19704077
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Higher diastolic blood pressure was cross-sectionally and independently associated with impaired cognitive status in this large, geographically dispersed, race- and sex-balanced sample of stroke-free individuals.

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