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Systolic BP lower than 130 associated with cognitive decline in older hypertensive adults
eMediNexus,  14 March 2019
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For older patients undergoing treatment for hypertension, having a systolic blood pressure (SBP) lower than 130 mmHg is linked to additional cognitive decline, especially in those with complex health problems, says a study published online March 11, 2019 in Annals of Family Medicine. Participants aged ≥75 years undergoing antihypertensive treatment, with SBP ≥130 mm Hg compared to <130 mm Hg, showed less cognitive decline after 1 year, without loss of daily functioning or
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