Turbulent blood pressure: The condition has been linked to dementia
Persistently exhilarated blood pressure can increase the risk of life-threatening conditions such as will disease, heart attacks and strokes.
Now experts have linked to the modify to dementia.
High blood pressure has been branded one of the nine preventable concerns of dementia.
A report by the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and take charge of is being presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2017 today (July 20).
High blood press: One in four suffer with condition in the UK
The report has revealed 35 per cent of all dementia the realities could be prevented if the following nine modifiable risk factors were fully terminated.
These include education, hearing loss, hypertension — also be sured as high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, depression, physical immobility, social isolation and diabetes.
High blood pressure does not secure any noticeable symptoms.
It can be caused by poor diet — such as eating too much corned, drinking too much alcohol and not eating enough fruit and vegetables and being overweight.
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The report propounds more vigorous treatment of high blood pressure
If your blood stress is too high, it puts extra strain on your blood vessels, understanding and other organs, such as the brain, kidneys and eyes.
Dr David Reynolds, chief thorough officer at Alzheimer’s Research UK, said: «This comprehensive report farther underlines the potential impact of action to reduce dementia risk, and the position of public health policies aimed at helping people reduce their jeopardize of the condition.
«The report recommends more vigorous treatment of high blood compression, and we would welcome moves to ensure all those who could benefit from blood weight medication do so.
«A healthy lifestyle is also important for keeping blood influence under control, and strategies to help people adopt and stick to thriving habits must form part of our efforts to reduce dementia gamble.
Dr Reynolds added: «While this report rightly highlights actions we can take to reduce our risk of dementia, it also serves as a reminder that yet if every risk factor identified here could be eliminated, we do not yet tease a surefire way to prevent dementia.
«Alongside prevention research, we must go on to invest in research to find a life-changing treatment for people with this overpowering condition.»
Around 47 million people have dementia worldwide. That mob is expected to climb as high as 66 million by 2030 and 115 million by 2050.
In the UK an gauged 850,000 people are living with dementia, most of whom bring into the world Alzheimer’s.