HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A recent study suggests that there’s a link between long-term acid reflux medication use and an increased risk of developing dementia.

Dr. Kenneth Schwartz, the surgical director of the Hartford HealthCare Swallowing and Reflux Program in Cheshire, Meriden and Southington, joined News 8 to discuss the research and how to manage acid reflux.

Watch the full interview in the player above.