Smoking and High Blood Pressure May Damage your Brain

Posted By: Staff | Dec 12 2012

Of course, you already knew that.

Simply put, humans over the age of 50 who are at risk of a stroke, smoke or have high blood pressure did worse on cognitive tests, such as memory recall, verbal fluency, and attention, than regular, healthy humans.

The brain ages naturally, along with the rest of our body, despite the condition it’s in. However, these factors increase the process rapidly. And most importantly, smoking caused the most rapid and most aged brains of all the symptoms.

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