Topic: cognitive decline

Even Slightly High Blood Pressure Can Damage Your Brain

Even Slightly High Blood Pressure Can Damage Your Brain

It seems like every week the list of things that can age your brain grows, but take heart — this just means we’re finally learning not to treat the brain and the body like totally separate entities. If your body is under stress, your brain suffers as well. The latest evidence shows high blood pressure — even slightly or moderately high — can speed up structural damage to the brain.  More »