Any amount of alcohol consumption harmful to the brain, finds study

Any amount of alcohol consumption harmful to the brain, finds study

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By: Natalie Grover | Any amount of alcohol consumption harmful to the brain, finds study | Neuroscience | The Guardian

UK study of 25,000 people finds even moderate drinking is linked to lower grey matter density

There is no safe amount of alcohol consumption for the brain, with even “moderate” drinking adversely affecting nearly every part of it, a study of more than 25,000 people in the UK has found.

The study, which is still to be peer-reviewed, suggests that the more alcohol consumed, the lower the brain volume. In effect, the more you drink, the worse off your brain.

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