These commonly prescribed medications may increase your risk of dementia?

A UK study finding that there is a link between dementia and certain classes of anticholinergic (anti·cho· li -NER·gic) drugs.

The drugs, particularly antidepressants, antipsychotics and antiepileptic drugs, resulted in nearly “50% increased odds of dementia.”

Doctors prescribe these kinds of drugs to treat a variety of conditions, including bladder conditions, allergies, gastrointestinal disorders and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/06/24/common-prescriptions-may-increase-risk-dementia-study/1551165001/

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Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm