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Does alcohol cause loss of memory?

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Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Anthony Mosley
Dr. Anthony Mosley
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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