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Can you get brain damage from alcohol at age 22?
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Brian Fishman
Emergency Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
Alcohol can cause brain damage at any age.
Chronic use can cause psychosis characterized by anterograde amnesia (inability to form new memories), and confabulation (lying to fill in memory gaps). Withdrawal can cause seizures, hallucinations, and tremors. It can be fatal.

In brief: Absolutely
Alcohol can cause brain damage at any age.
Chronic use can cause psychosis characterized by anterograde amnesia (inability to form new memories), and confabulation (lying to fill in memory gaps). Withdrawal can cause seizures, hallucinations, and tremors. It can be fatal.
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Alcohol toxicity
Alcohol is toxic to every organ in the body.
The added risk is developing alcoholism.

In brief: Alcohol toxicity
Alcohol is toxic to every organ in the body.
The added risk is developing alcoholism.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Alcohol may damage the brain at any age.

In brief: Yes
Alcohol may damage the brain at any age.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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