Category: Brain

Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery: Drinking Alcohol Helps

Traumatic brain injury recovery is improved if patients have been drinking alcohol when injured. The prognosis is better when there is alcohol in the blood. Alcohol reduces dangerous brain swelling. This was seen at a medical center. Some patients had been drinking alcohol in moderation before having a traumatic brain injury. They were 24% less […]

Risk of Stroke Reduced: Moderate Alcohol Drinking

Risk of stroke is reduced by consuming alcoholic beverages in moderation. They can be wine, distilled spirits or beer. The fact that moderate drinking reduces the risk of stroke is the finding of a systematic review and meta-analysis of 26 studies. They were both cohort and case-control investigations. Ischemic stroke results from an obstruction within […]

Risk of Dementia Reduced by Drinking Alcohol in Moderation

The risk of dementia is reduced by drinking alcohol in moderation. The alcohol consumed can be beer, wine (red or white), or spirits such as wkiskey, rum, tequila, or gin. Dementia refers to a decline in mental ability that’s severe enough to interfere with a person’s daily life. Contrary to popular belief, dementia is not […]

Risk of Brain Atrophy Reduced by Drinking Alcohol

The risk of brain atrophy reduced by drinking alcohol in moderation. The alcohol can be in the form of wine, beer, or distilled spirits liquors. Brain Atrophy Brain or cerebral atrophy is commonly associated with brain diseases. Atrophy or shrinkage is a loss of cells. In brain atrophy there is a loss of neurons and […]

Alcohol and Improved Thinking, Reasoning and Cognition
Alcohol and Stroke or “Brain Attack”
Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Alcohol and Brain Health
Alcohol and Behavior

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