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Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

Risk Factors

Scientists are finding more and more evidence that some of the risk factors for heart disease and stroke, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and low levels of the vitamin folate may also increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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Content updated: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:59:17 MDT