High blood pressure linked to strokes and Alzheimer’s

Researchers also found that the number of brain lesions did not change even if participants used high blood pressure drugs.

They analysed 1,288 older people and found that participants whose blood pressure was 10 per cent higher than average were 46 per cent more likely to have brain lesions.

The pensioners with higher blood pressure were also found to have brains “nine years older” than their peers.

Two-thirds of the participants had a history of high blood pressure, and 87 per cent were taking high blood pressure medica…
Daily Express :: Health Feed

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