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Kawas suspects one thing that may cause them is low blood pressure, and she has some evidence. While none of the factors from the original Leisure World study -- vitamins, alcohol, caffeine, even exercise -- seemed to lower people's risk of getting dementia, the 90+ study discovered that high blood pressure did.Claudia Kawas: If you have high blood pressure, it looks like your risk of dementia is lower--Lesley Stahl: Lower?

High blood pressure reduces risk of dementia?!

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