Regular Sauna Use Slashes Risk of Dementia and Fatal Heart Attack

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

A new study shows brief saunas 4 to 7 times per week results in 66% less chance of developing dementia compared to those who only sauna once a week.  Regular sauna bathers are 63% less likely to have a fatal heart attack. Hot dry sauna for 5 - 20 ...

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Newest Cholesterol Drugs: More Than Twice the Rate of Dementia, but Not Reduced Heart Attacks

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

Patients on the latest cholesterol drugs PCSK9 inhibitors (Praluent or Repatha) are 2.34 times more likely to have confusion and memory loss than patients taking a dummy pill. According to an analysis of studies done around the world on this ...

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Stomach Pills Linked to Dementia and Heart Attack

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

Drugs to treat stomach acid are now linked to a significantly higher risk of dementia. The so-called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), like Nexium and Prevacid, have been shown in a new study to be statistically associated with a new diagnosis of dement...

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Common Drugs Increase Dementia Risk

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

Some antidepressants, bladder control drugs and first-generation anti-histamines have been linked to a greater risk of dementia. Specifically, tricyclic antidepressants significantly increasing the risk of developing dementia. They are given for depr...

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