Anti-epileptic Drugs Linked To Increased Dementia And Alzheimer’s Risk

The use of anti-epileptic drugs is associated with a raised risk of Alzheimer?s disease and dementia, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE, indicates. Continuous use of anti-epileptic drugs for a period exceeding one year was associated with a 15 percent increased risk of Alzheimer?s ?

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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