Are all classes of antihypertensive medications equal in reducing risk of incident dementia?

Takeaway

  • Antihypertensive medications reduce the risk of developing dementia in people aged over 55 years with high blood pressure, irrespective of drug class.

Why this matters

    Dementia is a major health concern that requires better prevention and treatment strategies; treating high blood pressure could represent an easily accessible approach to reduce the incidence of dementia.