Fluctuations in home-monitored blood pressure may raise dementia risk

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Study Highlights: In a study of older Japanese people, large variations in blood pressure readings during home monitoring were associated with a higher risk of all types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. The link between daily blood pressure fluctuations and dementia were noted whether participants had normal or high blood pressure.

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