Even Moderate Alcohol Consumption Can Harm Memory Later in Life, Lead to Dementia and Alzheimer’s

This is NOT what the doctors were saying on the news about this today. They said HEAVY use of alcohol. In fact, stated CLEARLY that MODERATE use is good for your heart and vascular system!

The BSS – Mean BBC has it wrong, and they are spinning the words.

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From the BBC

Patterns of alcohol consumption may have an impact on dementia risk

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Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, research suggests.

A US study found men and women in their 50s and 60s with a history of alcohol abuse were more likely to have memory problems up to two decades later.

The study, in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, adds to growing evidence that excessive drinking can impair mental processing later.

Researchers say it is a public health issue that needs to be addressed.

Scientists questioned 6,500 US middle-aged adults about their past alcohol consumption.

They were asked three specific questions:

  • Had people annoyed them by criticising their drinking?
  • Had they ever felt guilty or bad about their drinking?
  • Had…

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