Meth use increases chance of developing Parkinson’s disease, research shows

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Meth use can cause many long-term problems physically and psychologically.

New research from the University of Utah and Intermountain Healthcare shows meth users are three times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease and that women are actually more at risk than men.

Researchers Dr. Glen Hanson and Dr. Karen Curtin were in studio to talk about the study.

Watch the full interview above.


  • Barry Soetoro

    If you’re using meth then Parkinson’s is probably the last thing you should be worried about. Yet another waste of web space by the Salt Lake Fox affiliate.

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