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The Health Condition In Midlife That Can Raise Your Dementia Risk

High blood pressure, especially in middle age, is linked to an increased risk of dementia later in life, the American Heart Association cautioned in a new scientific statement Monday. The association issued the warning, published in the journal Hypertension on Oct. 10, after reviewing multiple studies on high blood pressure and its relationship to brain diseases. “People with high blood pressure tend to have more dementia,” statement author Dr.
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