What is Wet Brain Syndrome? [Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome]

What is Wet Brain Syndrome?

nikitos 04/15/20
What is Wet Brain Syndrome? Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome

“Wet Brain Syndrome,” also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS), is a serious brain disorder caused by a thiamine deficiency due to excessive alcohol consumption. Those most at risk for developing the debilitating and tragic wet brain disease are long-term, chronic alcoholics. The disorder is named after Sergei Korsakoff and Carl Wernicke, physicians who independently diagnosed…

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April is National Alcohol Awareness Month

nikitos 04/09/20
April is Alcohol Awareness Month

National Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). It is an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the risks of alcoholism and other health complications related to drinking too much alcohol. This National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) estimates that more than 14…

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