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The first ever intervention that has been proven in clinical studies to lower the risk of memory loss was recently identified by researchers.
A new study revealed that lowering blood pressure can reduce the risk of dementia, as well as control the memory loss that accompanies the disease. Learn more about the intervention, which involves a strict control of blood pressure.
Controlling Blood Pressure and Memory Loss
In a recent study on controlling blood pressure and memory loss, researchers found that participants who had a reduction in blood pressure to the reading of 120, ended up being nearly 20% Read more
Last Updated: October 12, 2018
A study from the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that a high blood pressure protein may prevent Alzheimer’s and cognitive decline by destroying beta-amyloid proteins that are highly associated with the disease.
Learn more about Alzheimer’s and its correlation to high blood pressure.
ACE – A High Blood Pressure Protein – and Alzheimer’s
ACE is an acronym for “angiotensin converting enzyme” and is a naturally occurring protein found in tissues throughout the body. ACE helps to control blood pressure by regulating the number of fluids in the body.
People with high blood pressure often take ACE inhibitors to treat congestive heart Read more