High blood pressure is a common health condition that is known to pose an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. However, these diseases are not the only reason you should watch your blood pressure and make changes in your life to maintain it. As this video explains, high blood pressure has been linked to the development of Alzheimer’s, which is a devastating degenerative disease that affects cognitive function in older adults.
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