Researchers suggest that maintaining optimal blood pressure throughout life slows brain ageing

By Deborah Devis
Updated October 14 2021 - 4:44am, first published 4:30am
Studies have found that people with higher blood pressure had "older" brains, increasing risk of heart disease, stroke and dementia. Picture: Shutterstock.

People whose blood pressure falls at the higher end of the normal recommended range might still be at risk of accelerated brain ageing, suggests a new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.