The #1 Risk Factor for Dementia
The fact that dementia robs you of your mind is bad enough.
But the fact that there is no cure is devastating.
I can’t tell you that I’ve uncovered a cure, but this is the next best thing…
It’s a way for you to NEVER worry about getting dementia.
Researchers have identified a major risk factor for dementia that is completely within your control.
Preventing this (avoidable) condition could be one of the BEST ways to make sure you don’t become another dementia statistic.
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, there’s a strong connection between dementia and high blood pressure.
The researchers followed 4,800 people for 24 years, specifically looking for patterns between blood pressure and dementia.
During that time, two patterns emerged that increase dementia risk:
- Having high blood pressure in your 50s and 60s continued into later life.
- Having high blood pressure in your 50s and 60s, and then extra-low blood pressure later in life.
This is important information, but here’s the thing…
We’ve known about this connection for YEARS.
I won’t go into all of the different studies showing the link between dementia and/or Alzheimer’s and hypertension, but trust me… they are plenty of them.
This is especially the case with a particular kind of dementia called vascular dementia, which is caused by reduced blood flow to the brain.
And the connection makes perfect sense.
High blood pressure can damage small blood vessels anywhere in your body. And when that damage happens in your brain, it impacts parts of your brain that are responsible for thinking and memory.
Another recurring theme from these studies (including the most recent one I just mentioned) is that having hypertension in midlife is indicative of dementia later in life.
That means that the time to get your blood pressure under control is NOW.
The best way to do that is to eat more whole foods, get plenty of morning sunlight, avoid fake light at night, and stay away from electromagnetic fields.
If an increased risk of dementia isn’t enough to inspire action, maybe the fact that hypertension also increases your risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, vision loss, sexual dysfunction will help push you over the edge.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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