Differential Diagnosis of Brain Disorders

Differential Diagnosis for Brain Disorders

Medication side-effects: Some medicines, and combinations of medicines, can affect a person's thinking and the way the brain works. For example, certain drugs can cause confusion, memory loss, hallucinations, and delusions in older adults.

Medicines can also interact with food, dietary supplements, alcohol, and other substances. Some of these interactions can affect how your brain functions. Drugs that can harm older adults' cognition include:

Source: NIA (NIH)1

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  1. Source: NIA (NIH): nia.nih.gov/ health/ risks-cognitive-health

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