Healthy Living: Acid Reflux Drugs & Memory Problems

Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy may sometimes experience acid reflux, a burning sensation that starts in the stomach and moves up into the chest and esophagus.

Now, a new study suggests that medicine taken to relieve acid reflux could cause other side effects. 10 16 Acid Reflux Drugs

Courtney Doyle explains in Healthy Living.

A study published earlier this year looking at acid reflux drugs in the general population suggests an association between chronic use of PPIs and a higher risk of dementia in both men and women over the age of 75.

Chronic use is described as at least one three-month prescription in an 18-month period.

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