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Dementia: Scientists Find Specific Brain Regions Damaged by High Blood Pressure

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More than 55 million people globallyTrusted Source have dementia — an umbrella term for a number of diseases causing memory loss and cognitive declineTrusted Source. Image for illustration purposes
More than 55 million people globallyTrusted Source have dementia — an umbrella term for a number of diseases causing memory loss and cognitive declineTrusted Source. Image for illustration purposes

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  • High blood pressure is a known risk factor for developing dementia. 
  • Researchers recently identified the specific areas of the brain that may be damaged by high blood pressure and are linked to the development of dementia. 
  • Further studies may help researchers identify patients at high risk of cognitive impairment. 

More than 55 million people globallyTrusted Source have dementia — an umbrella term for a number of diseases causing memory loss and cognitive declineTrusted Source.

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https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/dementia-scientists-find-specific-brain-regions-damaged-by-high-blood-pressure

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