I’ll assume that you care to keep your brain in the best state of health possible.
Nobody signs up for loss of brain function and memory as they get older. And no one checks the Alzheimer’s disease box on the list of chronic diseases he or she would like to get in the later years.
But if you don’t take care of your blood pressure, you’re damaging your brain.
Whether the brain damage is immediate in the form of migraine headaches, or long-term like cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s, the links between high blood pressure and brain damage are clear.