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Poor heart health linked to cognitive deficits
Poor heart health linked to cognitive deficits (June 17, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Utah - According to research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, poor heart healthy can lead to memory and learning deficits. Researchers studied nearly 18,000 people over the age of 45. Participants had normal cognitive functioning and no stroke history at the outset of the study and were followed for four years. They found cognitive impairment in 4.6% of those with the worst cardiovascular scores, compared to only 2.7% of those with intermediate cardiovascular scores and 2.6% of those with the best cardiovascular scores.
 
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