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RISK FACTORS FOR POOR
BRAIN HEALTH

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Blood pressure

The brain is a thirsty organ which needs a rich blood supply, full of the right oxygen and nutrients, in order to function at it’s best.
 

High blood pressure can cause damage to the blood vessels that feed the brain, which increases the risk of having a stroke and of developing neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.
 

Research trials have shown that intensively managing blood pressure can successfully reduce

There are certain actions we can take to manage blood pressure, reducing our risk and improving our brain health. There are changes we can all make to our lifestyle to manage or even to prevent high blood pressure.

 

The following tips are all useful things to try suggested by the British Heart Foundation:

• Replace table salt with pepper/herbs • Swap snacking on crisps or chocolate with unsalted nuts or fruit • Take the stairs instead of the lift • Switch a pint of beer for a half pint or a large glass of wine for a small • Change your leisurely walk to the shops into a brisk stroll.

 
 

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