Benadryl and Other Common Medications are Linked to Dementia in Men and Women

Many people turn to over-the-counter medicines when they need relief from allergy and cold symptoms. They also turn to them if they have trouble falling or staying asleep. This is concerning since recent studies show that one of the most common of those drugs—Diphenhydramine, the active ingredient in Benadryl—could lead to serious health problems, including dementia.

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How To Prevent Falls in Older People

The leading cause of injuries in older adults is falling. Falls can lead to loss of independence, early admission into long-term care facilities, disability, and even death. Learn how to prevent them before they happen.

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Pesticides and Alzheimer’s Disease

Several studies have shown that individuals regularly exposed to pesticides and herbicides are more likely to develop Parkinson’s Disease (PD), which makes it difficult for people to control their movements and can cause emotional changes. Now, there is reason to believe that pesticide exposure can also increase a person’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s Disease.

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