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Doctors , can drinking a lot of water cause wet brain syndrome ? And what are the causes ? Also what ages are likely to get get ? Thank you .

Doctors , can   drinking  a lot of water  cause wet  brain syndrome ? And what are the causes ? Also what ages are likely to get get ? Thank you .

Incorrect: Wet brain syndrome is a brain disease that is caused by thiamine ( vitamin b1) deficiency, seen most often in alcoholics with poor nutrition, leading to this vitamin deficiency. Too much water intake can cause a different brain dysfunction caused by diluting the sodium concentration in the blood, leading to confusion, coma, and death( in severe cases). ...Read more

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What is a wet brain?

What is a wet brain?

Better than dry one!: "Water on the brain" used to be a lay terminology for hydrocephalus. "Wet Brain" has also been used to mean irreversible brain damage caused by chronic alcoholism, usually coupled with the poor nutrition that virtually always accompanies it! ...Read more

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What are wet brain symptoms?

What are wet brain symptoms?

Thiamine deficiency : Wernicke- korisikoff syndrome from thiamine deficiency usually from severe alcoholism. Ataxia, an irregular gait – wide stance and short step confusion, which often manifests as apathy to external surroundings and low voluntary verbal participation confabulation – telling of events that did not happen, and believing them to be true dementia hallucination – visual, aural or tactile abnormal eye movements. ...Read more

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What are wet brain symptoms?

What are wet brain symptoms?

Wernecke's encephalopathy: Difficulty in acquiring new information or learning new skills change in personality lack of awareness of condition confabulation www.Drug-alcohol.Com/what-is-a-wet-brain. ...Read more

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Been drinking 12beers daily 4 30yrs/effects of 3 are the same as 12 use to be..Is this wet-brain?

Been drinking 12beers daily 4 30yrs/effects of 3 are the same as 12 use to be..Is this wet-brain?

Alcohol abuse: You have serious concerns and have obviously developed a significant tolerance to alcohol. You sound concerned and this may be a good time to get help with this problem with goal for total abstainance. ...Read more

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What is wernicke korsakoff syndrome?

What is wernicke korsakoff syndrome?

Brain damage: Wernicke's encephalopathy and korsakoff syndrome are different conditions that are both due to brain damage caused by a lack of vitamin b1 (thiamine). A lack of vitamin b1 is common in people with alcoholism. It is also common in persons whose bodies do not absorb food properly (malabsorption), such as sometimes occurs after obesity surgery. ...Read more

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What causes wernicke-korsakoff syndrome?

Alcohol: It is a syndrome of chronic alcoholism, or rarely thiamine deficiency from other causes). ...Read more

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Can stem cells help wernicke korsakoff syndrome?

Can stem cells help wernicke korsakoff syndrome?

Not yet.: Stem cells are currently used in bone marrow transplants used to treat leukemia. But they may have the potential to treat diseases such as cancer, parkinson's disease, spinal cord injuries, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, and muscle damage. However, more work is needed. ...Read more

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Can wernicke-korsakoff syndrome turn into alzheimer's?

Can wernicke-korsakoff syndrome turn into alzheimer's?

No: Wernicke-korsakoff syndrome is caused by vitamin b1 thiamine deficiency. It is caused mostly by alcoholism. It can cause neurological problems like tremors. If left untreated it can lead to confusion ; coma. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia. The cause is unknown but may have links to genes ; chronic inflammation. There are increased plaques ; tangles near dying brain cells. ...Read more

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How serious is wernicke-korsakoff syndrome?

How serious is wernicke-korsakoff syndrome?

Variable.: If untreated can cause serious irreversible damage to brain including coma, death ? ...Read more

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