High systolic blood pressure is thought to have the most detrimental impact on the delicate capillaries that nourish the brain and could lead to dementia. Photo: Alamy

How lowering blood pressure could prevent dementia, and why you shouldn’t wait until midlife to adopt a control regime

In new research revealed last week, people whose blood pressure was strictly controlled over several years were 15 per cent less likely to be diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment and subsequent dementia

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High systolic blood pressure is thought to have the most detrimental impact on the delicate capillaries that nourish the brain and could lead to dementia. Photo: Alamy
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