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Alcohol-Induced Dementia

What is Alcohol-Induced Dementia? Long-term heavy alcohol consumption or alcohol addiction causes significant brain abnormalities and impairs cognitive functioning. A number of terms have been used to describe these effects, including: ‘alcohol-related dementia’, ‘alcohol-induced dementia’, and ‘alcoholic dementia’. Many individuals labeled as having… Read More »Alcohol-Induced Dementia

Alcoholic Hepatitis

What is Alcoholic Hepatitis The liver is a large organ that lies up under the ribs on the right side of the belly (abdomen). It helps filter waste from the body. It also makes bile to help digest food, and stores… Read More »Alcoholic Hepatitis

Alcoholic Cirrhosis

What is Alcoholic Cirrhosis? The liver is a large organ with an important job in your body. It filters the blood of toxins, breaks down proteins, and creates bile to help the body absorb fats. When a person drinks alcohol heavily over the course… Read More »Alcoholic Cirrhosis

Alcohol Blackout

Alcohol Blackout Drinking to the point of a blackout has gained pop culture notoriety in recent years. An alcohol blackout can lead to impaired memory of events that transpired while intoxicated, and a drastically increased risk of injuries and other… Read More »Alcohol Blackout