Tag Archives: Heartburn

Dementia Linked To Heartburn Drugs, But The Connection Isn’t Really That Clear Cut

A study out of Germany has found a link between heartburn drugs and dementia, but for now, no one is being told to shelve their Nexium pills just yet. At the very least, the link between heartburn drugs and dementia only suggests that this class of medicine is not quite as safe as doctors once believed. The study also adds ...

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Heartburn Medication Risks: Proton Pump Inhibitors Used For Treatment Come With Serious Side Effects

A type of heartburn relief medicine known as proton pump inhibitors, which are readily available over the counter, may be linked to many ailments such as long-term kidney damage. Proton pump inhibitors are used in the treatment of ailments like GERD, peptic ulcers, and h. pylori. The study, “Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and the Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease,” published ...

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Heartburn Drugs Linked To Dementia, Research Finds Possible Connection Of Brain Disorders To PPI Drugs

Heartburn drugs, also known as proton pump inhibitors, may be linked to an increased risk for dementia, according to researchers in Germany. The study, published February 15 in the journal JAMA Neurology, did not solidly prove that taking PPI drugs caused brain disorders, but it showed a statistical association between heartburn drugs and dementia in elderly patients, said Britta Haenisch ...

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