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Doctor insights on: Happens To The Cerebellum When Its Affected By Alcohol

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How is brain affected when a person passes out from drinking too much alcohol?

How is brain affected when a person passes out from drinking too much alcohol?

Loss of brain cells: Using too much alcohol can kill brain cells. If you pass out you have definitely had to much and it is time to cut back or stop completely ...Read more

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Cerebellum (Definition)

An area in the back of the brain that helps coordinate movement, speech, and eye movements. It has connections to the frontal lobes also and may play a role in helping you ...Read more


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MRI report Note is made of tissue loss in the cerebellum, predominantly in the vermis. How would that happen? 46yr old-former alcohol abuse, brain inj

MRI report Note is made of tissue loss in the cerebellum,
predominantly in the vermis. How would that happen? 46yr old-former alcohol abuse, brain inj

CerbeelarAlcoholeffe: I commend you for not using Alcohol now. Structural damage in the cerebellum of alcoholics is tissue volume loss in the anterior superior vermis due to either shrinkage or atrophy of Purkinje cells (large nerve cells that make up mu much of the volume of the vermis). It can also happen due to head injury. See Neurologist for Diagnosis. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Alcohol effects; AA meetings ...Read more

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Husband has cerebellum degeneration due to chronic alcohol use, resides in nursing home. Lately he's not making sense, is this normal?

Husband has cerebellum degeneration due to chronic alcohol use, resides in nursing home. Lately he's not making sense, is this normal?

Dementia: Alcohol affects both the cerebellum and the cerebral functions, and alcohol brain atrophy is not unusual, and not surprising. "Is this normal"? Are you kidding? But would check B vitamin and D vitamin levels and at least check for other causes of dementia, such as Alzheimer's, but your husband has created his destiny by his habits. ...Read more

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What is alcohol cerebellar degeneration like?

Cerebellar degenerat: Learn to try to search by search engines, "google it", then if not satisfied, contact us again. This subject is too broad to reply in a few words. ...Read more

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If i have cerebellar atrophy (not from alcohol), should I avoid all alcohol , including that found in cold medicines?

If i  have cerebellar atrophy (not from alcohol), should I avoid all alcohol , including that found in cold medicines?

Why is it present?: Many different causes for cerebellar atrophy, but, in your age group, lf this is sporadic and not familial, there should be an energetic search for etiology, which could involve medications, occult tumors, and a variety of diseases, including ms, cadasil, arteritis, alcohol/nutritional, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take for cerebellar ataxia caused by alcohol to improve ? Im 20 months of the drink and still have ataxia , but I have emproved a lot

Ataxia: You did not say how old you are and how long have you been drinking. If your exposure is fairly long to alcohol the damage may be irreversible. However if you have not been drinking for years you need a detailed evaluation including brain imaging to be sure that you did not have a stroke or not suffering from brain tumor. ...Read more

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Could alcohol mess up my brain?

Could alcohol mess up my brain?

Yes: Excessive use of alcohol can certainly harm your brain. ...Read more

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Could alcohol damage your brain permanently?

Could alcohol damage your brain permanently?

Yes: Alcohol can cause permanent problems with hallucinations. It can lead to alcoholic dementia. It can also lead to a condition called wernicke-korsakoff encephalopathy. Yes, alcohol can cause permanent brain damage. ...Read more

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How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

Alcohol & Brain: Alcohol enhances GABA & suppresses NMDA, leading to CNS depression, then leading to rebound during withdrawal, which causes Neurotransmitters to be more excitable, hence Neurotoxicity develops. ...Read more

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Do you know if alcohol damage to the teenage brain ever reversible?

Do you know if alcohol damage to the teenage brain ever reversible?

Depends on extent: Studies show that teenage consumption of alcohol and drugs on the developing brain can permanently alter its development. If it was a small amount, it will likely be OK. It is a good idea to have open discussions with teens about the dangers of drugs and alcohol - and to create a policy where you will pick them up if they are even in a situation where drugs and alcohol are present. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to reverse weed and alcohol damage to my brain?

Can you tell me how to reverse weed and alcohol damage to my brain?

You need to stop: Use. Consider working with an addiction medicine specialist if you are having difficulty stopping. Have you had a neurological workup to determine what damage has been done. Evaluation is done before a treatment plan is established. Take care. ...Read more

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For what length of time are the effects of weed and alcohol on the brain?

Cannabis & etoh: Marijuana's effects usually last from one to three 3 hours. The issues with alcohol depends on how much you drank & how quickly - because the effect drops and your blood levels drop. ...Read more

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What part of the brain reacts to alcohol? I no longer feel the effects of alcohol. What could be wrong?

Tolerance: Alcohol permeates the entire brain. It is not a good idea to be drinking alcohol on top of clonazepam. Your brain has developed tolerance to alcohol which means you are getting close to alcohol addiction if not already there. I would recommend that you consult with your physician to get off the alcohol safely. ...Read more

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What is the effect of alcohol on the brain & a turmor?

Depends: Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant. Its effects should be separate from that of a tumor. However as the effects of alcohol wear off you may be more prone to seizure. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect my brain?

Depends on you: If you are indeed an alcoholic, and have an associated nutritional deficiency, you could acquire wernicke-korsakoff syndrome with incoordination, gait imbalance, visual problems, confusion, and memory loss. Not unique if alcohol abuse to eventually develop brain atrophy and dementia. However, all is secondary to abuse, as moderation does not result in the above. ...Read more