High Association between Drugs for treating Depression, Parkinson’s and Urinary Problems with Onset of Dementia

Anticholinergic Antidepressant Drugs Linked to High Risk for Dementia A major study carried out by the University of East Anglia in the UK has shown a link between long-term use of anticholinergic drugs for treating depression. bladder problems and Parkinson’s disease with the development of dementia. In fact the anticholinergic antidepressants like Amitriptyline, Dosulepin and…

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Effective Interventions to Prevent Falls in Seniors

Falls can Lead to Disability and Reduced Quality of Life Falls are so prevalent in seniors, and a bad fall can lead to death, disability and a reduced quality of life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of seniors over the age of 65 fall each year…

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