[Warning] Top Drug Linked to Dementia
If you had to choose between heartburn and dementia, which would you choose?
You’d think that’s a no-brainer.
Heartburn, of course!
But every person who routinely takes a popular class of heartburn drugs may be choosing dementia.
And they’ve never been warned.
Researchers have uncovered a serious link between dementia and these blockbuster, billion-dollar meds.
And it’s time you finally got the truth.
Millions of people routinely take proton pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid to help take their heartburn away.
I hope you’re not one of them… because a report recently published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia found that the long-term use of PPIs can increase the risk of dementia.
Previous studies had shown the same connection. This study showed why.
This study showed that PPIs reduce the amount of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine produced in the brain.
That’s a big problem, since acetylcholine helps your nerve cells send signals to one another.
The specific drugs that inhibited production the most included omeprazole, esomeprazole, tenatoprazole and rabeprazole.
Those that were weaker included pantoprazole and lansoprazole.
Study after study has shown that PPIs are dangerous, overprescribed, and even potentially deadly. (Yes, they’ve been shown to increase the risk of death.)
If you’re not convinced to stop taking PPIs altogether, at least talk to your doctor about taking one that seems to have less of a negative impact on your brain.
If you are finally ready to step off the PPIs merry-go-round, talk to your doctor rather than quitting cold turkey, since doing so can temporarily make acid problems worse.
In the meantime, consider taking a magnesium supplement.
A magnesium deficiency can cause some or all of your muscles to be too tight or to spasm, including your lower esophageal sphincter – that door that’s supposed to keep stomach acid from flowing up into your esophagus.
Be sure to get a chelated magnesium like magnesium glycinate in a dosage of 200-800 mg per day.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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