Hypertension in middle-aged women linked to dementia
9 days ago - By Healio
Women who develop hypertension in their 40s had higher risk for developing dementia later in life, according to new data.
“High blood pressure in midline is a known risk factor for dementia, but these results may help us better understand when this association starts, how changes in blood pressure affect the risk of dementia and what the differences are between men and women,” Rachel A. Whitmer, PhD, of the Kaiser Permanente division of research, said in a press release.
Whitmer and colleagues studied 5,646 participants from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California
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