How Can We Promote Healthy Brain Aging?

High blood pressure is the most important risk factor for brain blood vessel disease. High blood pressure has been associated with clinically apparent stroke, diffuse white matter disease, and silent stroke on MRI brain images and brain examination at autopsy. These in turn have been linked to cognitive decline and dementia. For many reasons, treating high blood pressure and keeping it under control is good for the brain.

Microscope for Research of High Blood Pressure and Dementia


Check out the current scientific research on high blood pressure and dementia.

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