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ABC 4 "Lower Blood Pressure Could Prevent Dementia"

By: Surae Chinn

"SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Doctors and researchers are discovering more and more, what’s good for the heart is good for the brain.

A new study suggests lowering the standard blood pressure target number helps both your heart and your brain.

Phyllis Leppert, 80, of Salt Lake City, needed to get her blood pressure under control.

“When I got here, my blood pressure was a little out of control,” said Leppert. 

She came to see Dr. Mark Supiano, a geriatrician at the University of Utah Health and the Salt Lake City VA hospital..." 

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Last Updated: 12/5/23