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

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Posted at 5:17 PM, Dec 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-16 19:18:01-05

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.