After many years of heavy drinking, alcohol produces pathological alterations in the brain. In many alcoholics these changes culminate in massive social deterioration and disorders of memory and learning. Severe cognitive impairments occur in approximately 10% of heavy drinkers.
New research verifies previous studies by Dr. Timothy Durazzo and his colleagues, showing that smoking, while trying to quit drinking alcohol, impairs learning, memory, and other cognitive skills, hindering successful sobriety. Alco... Read Post
Prenatal exposure to alcohol (PAE) can lead to serious deficiencies associated with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), such as impairments in general intelligence, adaptive function, verbal lea... Read Post