When you really want a small taste of your alcohol, drink it 5 to 7 hours before bedtime. Most seniors sleep at 11pm so that would be 4pm in the afternoon for his favorite diluted Martini.

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According to researchers, a small alcoholic drink each day may be beneficial for brain health. Using mice, researchers found low levels of alcohol consumption is associated with less brain inflammation and a more effective glymphatic system. This allows CSF to flow more efficiently through the brain and remove waste that can lead to neurodegenerative diseases. READ MORE…

What Are the Links between Alcohol and Dementia?

While dementia can be idiopathic (from no specific source), there are several sub-types that can be linked directly to alcohol use disorder. Learn more.

Alcohol-related brain damage (including Korsakoff’s syndrome …

Alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD) is a brain disorder caused by regularly drinking too muchalcohol over several years. The term ARBD covers several different conditions including Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome and alcoholic dementia. … However, in contrast to common causes of …

Alcohol and dementia: What’s the truth? – BBC News – BBC.com

Feb 21, 2018 – What do we know about the risks of dementia from drinking alcohol?

Korsakoff Syndrome | Signs, Symptoms, & Diagnosis

Korsakoff syndrome, often associated with alcoholism, is a dementia related to Alzheimer’s disease. Learn about Korsakoff symptoms and treatment … Korsakoff syndrome is most commonly caused byalcohol misuse, but certain other conditions also can cause the syndrome. About; Symptoms; Diagnosis; Causes & risks …

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An Overview of Alcoholic Dementia – Verywell Mind

https://www.verywellmind.com › Disorders › Addiction › Alcohol Use

Feb 15, 2018 – Excessive drinking over a period of years may lead to a condition known as alcoholic dementia (formally described as alcohol-induced major neurocognitive disorder in the DSM 5), which can cause problems with memory, learning, and other cognitive skills.

Alcohol Induced Dementia | Does Alcohol Cause Dementia?

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com › Alcoholism and Alcohol Addiction

Jan 25, 2018 – Some studies and research show the potential for alcohol-induced dementia, and details of this condition are below.

Alcohol-related dementia – Wikipedia

Alcohol-related dementia (ARD) is a form of dementia caused by long-term, excessive consumption ofalcoholic beverages, resulting in neurological damage and impaired cognitive function. Contents. [hide]. 1 Terminology; 2 Signs and symptoms; 3 Pathophysiology; 4 Diagnosis. 4.1 Diagnostic criteria. 5 Treatment; 6 …

Contribution of alcohol use disorders to the burden of dementia in …

by M Schwarzinger – ‎2018 – ‎Cited by 4

Feb 20, 2018 – Dementia is a prevalent condition, affecting 5–7% of people aged 60 years and older, and a leading cause of disability in people aged 60 years and older globally. We aimed to examine the association between alcohol use disorders and dementia risk, with an emphasis on early-onsetdementia (<65 …

Alcohol use disorder is a ‘major risk factor’ for dementia

Feb 21, 2018 – In a large-scale study, links between alcohol use disorder and dementia are fleshed out. The relationship is stronger than previously thought.

Excessive alcohol use linked to early-onset dementia risk – CNN

Feb 21, 2018 – Excessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.