Aggressive Efforts to Lower Blood Pressure Also Drops Risk of Cognitive Impairment and Dementia, Trial Shows

Aggressive Efforts to Lower Blood Pressure Also Drops Risk of Cognitive Impairment and Dementia, Trial Shows
Intensive efforts to lower blood pressure — dropping systolic blood pressure, particularly, to lower-than-recommended levels — can reduce a person’s risk of the mild cognitive impairment that may precede Alzheimer’s and of dementia, results of clinical trial show. “This is the first randomized clinical trial to demonstrate a reduction in new cases of MCI [mild cognitive

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