Danger Of Cortisone Shots

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Is there a definite risk of dementia from cortisone shots and medications for headaches...?

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Is there a definite risk from cortisone shots and medications for headaches and back and neck pain of getting early dementia? Betty.

 

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Dear Betty;

 

Although steroids can cause cognitive problems, I know of no such data showing a relationship to early dementia using steroids in shots, etc.

 

Good luck,
John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

 

 

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