According to World Health Organization’s statistics, more than 200 health problems are related to alcohol, leading to more than 3 million deaths each year worldwide. Still, is complete sobriety the answer when it comes to cognitive performance? Read on…
Mary McKinney from Worcester, MA, asks:
In early stages of Alzheimer’s right now and afraid also of developing dementia in my advanced age, I completely refrain from any alcohol to avoid an enormous negative effect on my brain. I am sure you agree, Doc?
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
While Alzheimer’s disease as a form of dementia has struck more than 5 million U.S. citizens so far, no relief or even cure is in sight in conventional medicine.
Therefore, it is certainly advisable to avoid risk factors as far as possible. Just like alcohol - ?
This may be seen especially in the light that, according to World Health Organization’s statistics, alcohol is responsible for more than 200 (!) health conditions, with more than 3 million deaths related each year globally.
Still, complete sobriety may not be the answer when it comes to cognitive dysfunction and alcohol consumption.
ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION SCIENTIFICALLY GRANTED?
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Dr. Mark Fritz, NMD, PhD