Tag: Senility

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 liquor (distilled spirits). But abstaining from alcohol increases …

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Alcohol and Risk of Cognitive Impairment: Abstaining is Risk

The risk of cognitive impairment (CI) has again been found higher among those who drink less alcohol. Study This study followed 1,309 women age 65 or older. It did this for twenty years. Alcohol drinking was assessed regularly for 16 years. At the end of 20 years, CI, including dementia, was measured. Some women cut …

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