Having High BP In Your 30s May Make You Prone To Developing Dementia

Having high blood pressure in your 30s can affect your brain health decades later and may make you prone to developing dementia. Here's what you can do.

Written by Longjam Dineshwori | Updated : May 6, 2023 8:01 PM IST

Untreated High Blood Pressure

Arteries are more prone to rupture or become narrowed and clogged with plaque, increasing the likelihood of a clot forming.

More Men Suffer From High BP Than Women

High blood pressure affects about 50 per cent of men, while 44 per cent of women have high blood pressure. The rate of hypertension is higher in Black adults than in white, Asian and Hispanic adults.

How To Reduce High BP

You can reduce high blood pressure by making simple lifestyle changes. Lose weight, exercise regularly, eat a heathy diet, reduce salt intake, limit alcohol, say no to smoking, reduce stress, regularly monitor your BP, and get a good night’s sleep.