Common anticholinergic medications taken by older adults are linked to almost 50% increased risk of dementia

People often don’t consider the significant effects their medications can have on thinking skills. This study discusses how some common medications, when used by older adults for three years, seem linked to a 50% increased chance of developing dementia (major neurocognitive impairment). For more on the study, click here.

Always make sure you discuss your medications with your physician.