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Does drinking alcohol damage your brain cells?

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In brief: Yes

Alcohol does effect brain structure, function, neuro cognition in adolescent.
Studies have found that adolescent heavy drinkers exhibit decrements in memory , attention and speeded information processing , and executive functioning. Heavy alcohol use in adolescence has an adverse influence on the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex volume. Heaps studies available how alcohol impact adult brain.

In brief: Yes

Alcohol does effect brain structure, function, neuro cognition in adolescent.
Studies have found that adolescent heavy drinkers exhibit decrements in memory , attention and speeded information processing , and executive functioning. Heavy alcohol use in adolescence has an adverse influence on the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex volume. Heaps studies available how alcohol impact adult brain.
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