Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Common Anxiety Drugs Can Increase Alzheimer's Risk in Baby Boomers

Patients over the age of 65 who begin taking benzodiazepine (a class of drugs used to treat anxiety and insomnia) are at an approximately 50% increased risk of developing dementia within 15 years compared to those who never use the drug.

+Bob DeMarco , +Alzheimer's Reading Room

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