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Tag: Blood Pressure

Blood and brain
Research published in JAMA Geriatrics analyzed the link between blood pressure, hypertension, and the risk of dementia [1]. Inconsistent research Published research is inconsistent regarding the link between hypertension and dementia. Some studies suggest an association between midlife hypertension and increased dementia risk. Other studies have observed no association between hypertension and dementia, a lower...
Planking
In a new expansive meta-analysis comparing several types of exercise, isometric exercises, which include wall squats and planks, were linked to the biggest decrease in blood pressure [1]. Lowering the pressure As is very well-known, exercise confers numerous health benefits, including age-related benefits, and it has been linked to lower cardiovascular and cancer risks, better...
Blood vessels brain
Researchers publishing in Aging have found that enlarged perivascular spaces (ePVS) in the brain are correlated with vascular disorders [1]. These spaces, which are part of the brain's glymphatic system, allow for the drainage of potentially dangerous metabolites such as beta amyloid [2]. A known biomarker of brain disorders As they become enlarged, perivascular spaces...
Sauna
In a randomized, controlled trial, scientists have shown that sauna and exercise, when taken together, might have a synergistic, beneficial effect on cardiovascular health and cholesterol levels [1]. Turn up the heat Sauna bathing has been credited with many health benefits [2], predominantly for the cardiovascular system. However, the actual evidence has been limited to...
Blood pressure
A recent study from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, conducted by Dr. Wuxiang Xie and colleagues, examined the association of blood pressure with cognitive decline, dementia, and mortality [1]. This study included two cohorts: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). In this analysis, 7,566...