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Does High Blood Pressure Cause Alzheimer’s?

Can untreated high blood pressure increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease later in life? Yes. Absolutely. Untreated high blood pressure throughout life damages your brain by causing “hardening of your blood vessels” and increasing the number of abnormal Alzheimer’s plaques, and that is why you will be more likely to become demented in your 80s.

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