FTC Disclosure: We are grateful to be of service to bring you content free of charge. In order to do this, please note that when you click links and purchase blood pressure monitoring items (in most cases, not all), Gabstar Inc will receive a referral commission. Your support in purchasing through these links enables us to keep our prices ridiculously low and it is appreciated.   There are approximately 10 million new cases of dementia every year, and blood pressure lowering has been associated with a 7% reduction in dementia based on the most recent clinical studies which are published online.  Health care experts are encouraging individuals to take your blood pressure medications so you can reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack and dementia.