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Drinking every day cripples your brain - especially if you"re a woman: Any more than one glass of wine a night crushes cells in an essential brain region, study warns

Nov 27, 2017  by 21bethere

By Kayla Brantley For Dailymail.com 
  • Chronic alcohol drinking kills stem cells in key regions of the brain and reduces the development of new nerve cells in adults 
  • For the first time, research showed that female brains showed more severe deficits than males
  • Researchers said this discovery provides a new way of approaching the problem of alcohol-related changes in the brain
For the first time, research showed that female brains displayed more severe deficits after drinking than males, who would need more than 14 drinks a week to suffer significant damage.
The researchers in Texas said the findings, while alarming, could open a door to combating alcoholism by helping us to understand alcohol-related brain changes.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5066503/Drinking-alcohol-kills-new-brain-cells-adults.html#ixzz4zgzOPkGh 

 

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