Certain Blood Pressure Medications Associated With Reduced Risk Of Alzheimer’s.

HealthDay (10/25, Dallas) reports that research published in Neurology suggests that individuals “who take certain commonly used blood pressure medications have a significantly lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease than” individuals who do not use the medications. Researchers looked at data on approximately 2,200 individuals aged between 75 and 96 years. The investigators found that “regular use” of “diuretics, ARBs and ACE inhibitors” reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s.

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— “Common Blood Pressure Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s: Study, “Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay, October 24, 2013.

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