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Misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's

Another Misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's Another Miracle | Alzheimer's Reading Room: Over 100 different drugs have side effects that can mimic Alzheimer's in some people. Among the most common:

Antihistimatines (Benadryl, diphenhydramine)
Sleeping pills (Ambien, Sonata)
Painkillers (Darvon, Toradol, Demerol, Naproxen, Aleve)
Anti-anxiety drugs (Valium, Librium, Halcion, Xanax)
Anti-psychotic drugs (Risperdal, Seroquel, Zyprexa)
Cholesterol drugs (Lipitor and other statins)
Older antidepressants (Elavil, Miltown, Tofranil)
Incontinence drugs (Detrol, Ditropan, Toviaz)
Acid-reflux drugs (Zantac)
Blood pressure drugs (Procardia, Adalat)
Tranquilizers (Serentil, Thorazine, Mellaril)
Heart drugs (Norpace, Lanoxin, Aldoril, Vasodilan, Cardura, Aldomet)
Stomach drugs (Bentyl, Levsin, Donnatal, Librax)
Parkinson's drugs (benztropine, trihexyphenidyl)

Seniors: Should You Document Your Family History?

Seniors: Should You Document Your Family History?: Researching your family history can often lead to amazing stories and uncovering astounding facts. Imagine learning that your great grandparents were prominent local citizens back in the 1800s or that your great uncle invented something that is still used today! These are the types of stories that allow family history to live on and strengthen familial bonds.

Your elderly relatives are treasure troves of family information. If you document their stories, someday you could give the precious gift of family history to your grandchildren. Sit down with a favorite elderly relative and ask these questions to learn more about your family. The sheer differences between their childhoods and your own might astound you! Make sure to write down or record the answers so that you can share the information with future generations.