Lowering Blood Pressure May Cut Alzheimer
By 965koit on July 26, 2018
A new study out this morning finds that lowering your blood pressure to recommended levels can cut your risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s.
Researchers found that people whose top blood pressure reading was taken down to 120 were 19 percent less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment. They were 15 percent less likely to eventually develop dementia.
How do you lower your blood pressure? Here are ten ways;
- Lose weight
- Exercise regularly
- Eat a healthy diet
- Reduce your sodium intake
- Limit alcohol
- Quit smoking
- Cut out caffeine
- Reduce your stress
- Monitor your blood pressure at home
- Get support