The doctor may prescribe medicines for high blood
pressure and high cholesterol, since these conditions are risk factors for
vascular dementia. These drugs can't reverse
existing dementia, but they may prevent future strokes and heart disease that
can lead to further brain damage.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
January 27, 2014
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