Study Suggests that Memory Loss Can Signal Stroke Risk In Highly Educated

December 14, 2014 3:38 AM

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A new study indicates that people with a high level of education who complain about memory loss might actually want to get seen by a doctor as this could be a symptom of stroke risk.

Afran Ikram, M.D., associate professor of neuroepidemiology at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, says “Studies have shown how stroke causes memory complaints. Given the shared underlying vascular pathology, we posed the reverse question: ‘Do memory complaints indicate an increased risk ...

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