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Heavy Drinking Can Cause Anemia And Dementia

August 8, 2013

A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption can lead to both anemia and dementia. Anyone suffering from alcohol abuse should contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village.

Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 08, 2013

As reported by Fox News on 8/1 titled "Anemia may put people at higher risk for dementia," a new research study published in the journal Neurology finds that people who have been diagnosed with anemia have a nearly 41 percent higher risk for developing dementia than those who are not anemic.

Anemia is characterized by low levels of hemoglobin, or red blood cells, and it often causes fatigue, shortness of breath or heart problems. Study author Dr. Kristine Yaffe, of the University of California, San Francisco said, "Anemia and dementia are pretty common, so to find a link between two common things is important, because that could affect a lot of people."

Researchers have linked alcohol abuse to more than 60 diseases. Two of the top health issues related to a dependency on alcohol are anemia and dimentia. As stated by the online medical resource, WebMd, regarding anemia and diementia, "Heavy drinking can cause the number of oxygen-carrying red blood cells to be abnormally low. This condition, known as anemia, can trigger a host of symptoms, including fatigue, shortness of breath, and lightheadedness" and "speeds the shrinkage of certain key regions in the brain, resulting in memory loss and other symptoms of dementia." 

Those who feel they are experiencing an alcohol dependency should seek qualified medical help by contacting a certified detox center such as Harbor Village. At Harbor Village, a premier drug and alcohol and detox facility located in beautiful Miami, Florida, clients can check in anonymously and receive private alcohol rehab tailored specifically to their needs. Each client enjoys a very comfortable stay in a state-of-the-art environment. Accommodations include an attractively furnished suite, 30,000 square foot outdoor lounge area, spa, salon, massage and acupuncture services, Netflix and Internet access, healthy, gourmet dining and personalized care from the attentive staff.

"Alcohol abuse can destroy and then evolve into a serious dependency. At a detox center like Harbor Village, you will be guided on a path to recovery," said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

For more information, visit: http://harborvillageflorida.com/ ; or call the 24/7 hotline at 1-855-338-6900.

Media Contact: 

Robert Niznik 

Harbor Village 

Miami, FL 

305-999-5728 

robert(at)harborvillageflorida(dot)com

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