MOSCOW, 7 Nov – Alcoholic drinks can damage the brain and contribute to the development of “alcoholic” dementia. British newspaper wrote about it Daily Express, referring to experts from the charity scientific organization “Alzheimer’s Society”.
According to experts, alcoholic beverages prevent the body from absorbing vitamin B1, which keeps the brain in good shape.
“If a patient shows the first signs of a mild cognitive disorder, but he continues to abuse, then Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome may develop,” the doctors explained.
Experts noted that if the brain is seriously damaged by alcohol, the patient will suffer from memory loss. The patient may be faced with a situation where he will fill in the gaps in his memory with something that actually did not exist. Young people can also be affected by this disease.
Another consequence will be the inability to perceive new information or master new skills, is specified in the material. Alcoholic dementia can lead to problems concentrating and making decisions.
Doctors advised to follow a diet containing foods rich in vitamin B1. Among them are fish, beans, lentils, green peas and sunflower seeds.