Study: Medication for acid reflux may be linked to increased risk of dementia

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When you are suffering from acid reflux, it may seem like medication is your only relief.

Now, doctors say a new study shows those acid reflux medications may have long-lasting side effects.

The study suggests that drugs used to treat stomach issues have been linked to an increased risk of dementia.

Researchers claim seniors who regularly take proton pump inhibitors were 44 percent more likely to develop dementia.