Study suggests that slightly elevated blood pressure in your 50’s if left untreated could lead to increased dementia risk but it cannot prove that this is true

Health Headlines Commentary for June 15, 2018

Source:

Slightly higher blood pressure increases dementia risk

Reference:

Association between systolic blood pressure and dementia in the Whitehall II cohort study: role of age, duration, and threshold used to define hypertensionEuropean Heart Journal. Published online June 12 2018

Analysis:

Even slightly raised blood pressure in middle age may increase dementia risk

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