Using Meth Increases Risk of Developing Parkinson’s

Using Meth Increases Risk of Developing Parkinson’s

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Using Meth Increases Risk of Developing Parkinson’s

Methamphetamine users are more likely to experience premature stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and parkinsonism, according to results of a recent study. The study, “Methamphetamine and heightened risk for early-onset stroke and Parkinson’s disease: A review,” was published in the journal Experimental Neurology. Increasing methamphetamine use is a growing global health concern, given the physical and mental harm associated with the illegal drug. Its use is known to cause damage to blood vessels in the brain and heart,…

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