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Wet Brain from Alcohol: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome WKS

This stage is caused by inflammation that occurs in the brain and is a temporary condition. Either Wernicke encephalopathy will transition into the second stage of wet brain and cause permanent brain damage, or it will be treated and resolved without causing damage. Wernicke encephalopathy can also lead to death and is considered the […]


Routinely drinking alcohol may raise blood pressure even in adults without hypertension American Heart Association

On the other hand, significant daily alcohol consumption increases platelet aggregation and reactivity. Infection or other stressful events also can lead to immune-triggered platelet production, a condition called rebound thrombocytosis, which may occur immediately after withdrawal from both heavy and one-time heavy (binge) drinking (Numminen et al. 1996). Although highly individualized and dose dependent, alcohol […]