LGBT people more likely than counterparts to report memory problems, survey finds

In a large survey, LGBT people were 29% more likely to report cognitive impairment compared to their cisgender heterosexual counterparts.

LGBT Americans report increased rates of memory loss and confusion — two early signs of dementia — compared to their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts, a large survey has found. The observations present new risk factors to consider for Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, and raise questions about the potential influence of social stressors.

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