…a “sunglasses and Advil” night of drinking, but heavy drinking over time can lead to memory loss issues. Wernicke-Korsakoff’s Syndrome is a dementia-like illness that is caused by a lack of vitamin B1.
If you notice yourself feeling more moody – anxious, irritable or nervous – you may be able to blame it on the alcohol. Even drinking small amounts of alcohol can amplify your emotions. Also, alcohol depletes natural chemicals in the brain that are necessary for keeping your mood positive and reducing anxiety.
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