Certain PTSD medications may increase the risk of dementia, suggests study

Certain PTSD medications may increase the risk of dementia, suggests study

The repercussions of experiencing a traumatic event, such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks or a personal loss, can be tough to deal with. Apart from having to deal with the trauma related to the incident, sometimes the person experiences unusual feelings such as incident-related flashbacks, nightmares or intrusive memories further which exaggerate the problem. Read more

2016 Mental Health Month: Study links rosacea to increased risk of dementia

2016 Mental Health Month: Study links rosacea to increased risk of dementia

Dementia is a progressive disease, most commonly seen in the elderly. This cognitive disorder is characterized by a significant decline in memory and thinking skills that weakens a person’s ability to perform daily tasks. Though dementia is not a disease in itself, it is still the most feared illness due to an array of degenerative symptoms associated with it. Realizing the severity of disability caused by the disease, scientists have been constantly looking for drugs to check its progression.

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