Tag Archives: Alcoholrelated

Dementia symptoms: Five warning signs indicative of alcohol-related brain deterioration

“This is because alcohol damages the part of the brain that controls balance, co-ordination and posture,” the charity explained.

The brain condition can also influence a person’s mood, causing apathy, depression, or irritability.

A diagnosis involves an appointment with the GP, paper-based tests, and a brain scan.

How alcohol damages the brain

Alcohol is a toxin that kills off the brain’s nerve cells and can cause the brain tissue to shrink.

This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: Health Feed
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Alcohol-related liver disease symptoms: Three signs of the condition and when to seek help

If you have any symptoms of advanced ARLD you should see your GP as soon as possible.

ARLD is caused by drinking too much alcohol – the more you drink above the recommended limits, the higher your risk of developing the condition.

Men and women are advised not to regularly drink more than 14 units a week.

Drinking should also be spread over three days or more if you drink as much as 14 units a week.