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HEART & ALZHEIMER
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HEART & ALZHEIMER

I have heart disease and I have ICD,3 leads.This may sound like a
dumb question,but can ALZHEIMER interfere how the brain function
along with my ICD?
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I know of no association between an ICD and the development of  Alzheimer's disease.  Likewise Alzehmer's disease would not affect the function of the AICD.
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I was just wondering if Alzehmer did have any effect since it includes the brain,and brain and heart works together
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