Category: Brain

Drinking and Dementia, Alzheimer’s, & Memory Loss

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The relationship between drinking and dementia, as well as Alzheimer’s, is an important matter. It effects millions of people, their loved ones, and governments. Medical research has shown that moderate drinking reduces the risk of dementia. This includes Alzheimer’s disease. The alcohol can be beer, wine or spirits. However, abstaining from alcohol increases the risk of …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery: Drinking Alcohol Helps

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Traumatic brain injury recovery is improved if patients have been drinking 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 likely …

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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, or spirits. It doesn’t matter. Dementia refers to a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Dementia is not a normal part of aging. It is not a disease. It is a result …

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