Impact of blood pressure control on the incidence of dementia and cognitive impairment

Takeaway

  • Among those with hypertension, the risk of dementia did not differ between those who received intensive blood pressure control measures and those who received standard measures.

Why this matters ?

  • Methods to reduce the risk of dementia and mild cognitive impairment are currently lacking, and despite some observational data suggesting otherwise, intensive blood pressure control appears to not be a promising option.