These Drugs May Cause Memory Loss

Some people dismiss memory problems as a normal part of aging, but what most people do not know is that memory loss can be caused by prescription drugs and medications. A Place for Mom expert and geriatrician Leslie Kernisan, MD, provides some guidance about the types of brain-slowing medication to avoid if you’re worried about memory loss for yourself or your aging loved one.While people may think that not much can be done to improve memory in seniors, Dr. Kernisan discusses that there are actually steps that can be taken to determine whether memory problems like Alzheimer’s or dementia can be helped, or even fixed. In fact, the brain has the ability to grow new brain cells and reshape their connections throughout life. Dr. Kernisan notes:


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