Environmental factors seem to have an impact on the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, as do various dietary influences and exercise patterns. New data from a study published in the British Medical Journal indicate that the rising use of tranquilizers might be one important reason for the rise in Alzheimer’s.
No health care provider wants any patient to suffer pain, including from GERD. But the truth, dramatically highlighted by this new study, is that treatment has consequences and ignorantly applied treatment is flat out harmful. Instead of merely suppressing a symptom, hiding it away, the point MUST be to fix the problem. As the The Hippocratic Oath states “First, Do no harm”.