April 24, 2014

Booze Really Does Kill Brain Cells

Research shows that middle-aged men who drink more than 36 grams of alcohol, or two and a half US drinks per day, speed up their memory loss by up to six years later on. You can thank the folks at the University College London for that information. Participants, whose drinking habits had been assessed 3 times over 10 years, were then given a memory and executive function test at the average age of 56. The study showed that heavy drinkers showed memory and function declines between 1 and a half to six years faster than those that had fewer or nothing to drink.

[ Read the Article: Heavy Drinking Linked To Premature Memory Decline ]

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