Does alcohol cause loss of memory?

Yes. Acute intoxication clouds ability to form memories when intoxicated. Alcohol is a toxin to the brain, and chronic alcohol abuse can damage memory areas of the brain permanently.
Alcohol affects the. brain including impaired memory, slowed reaction times, slurred speech, blurred vision, and difficulty walking. The amount of impairment increases with the amount of alcohol use. Women are more vulnerable to alcohol effects. Memory effects may occur after only a few drinks. Individuals may experience blackout spells. It is important to know how alcohol affects you. Be safe. Best regards.