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Does a head injury reduce your tolerance to alcohol?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
3 doctors agree
In brief: Increased risk
Alcohol can make it more risky for people with head injury since they may not be aware of body's warning signals.

In brief: Increased risk
Alcohol can make it more risky for people with head injury since they may not be aware of body's warning signals.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
In brief: It can
If the head injury was related to your drinking, and you are still drinking to excess, you need to strongly consider cutting down or stopping completely.
Anything that damages the brain, including traumatic brain injury, aging and other brain diseases (like alzheimers) makes alcohol more toxic. If you are getting more drunk with less alcohol, your body is giving you a message. Listen to it!

In brief: It can
If the head injury was related to your drinking, and you are still drinking to excess, you need to strongly consider cutting down or stopping completely.
Anything that damages the brain, including traumatic brain injury, aging and other brain diseases (like alzheimers) makes alcohol more toxic. If you are getting more drunk with less alcohol, your body is giving you a message. Listen to it!
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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