Alcohol abuse can adversely affect just about every organ in the body, however, the damage it causes to the brain can be quite significant. This damaging effect can be aggravated if the person dependent on alcohol is also thiamine-deficient. Thiamine or Vitamin B1 deficiency attacks the cells of the heart causing heart diseases and heart failure. It can also affect the cells of the nervous system, causing problems in motor coordination and cognition. Read more
“Who are we? The new generation. What do we want? Our weekend dose of kicks. When do we want it? Every weekend.” That could very well describe the present generation of youngsters in one sweeping statement. Gone are the days when adolescents and teenagers were content with sleepovers and attending birthday parties, going out on family reunions and when the biggest event was the school prom and the only time when parents needed to have a word with their kids about drinking and alcohol. Times have changed. A one-time drinking session has turned into several occasions. Read more
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