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Living with Dementia

Thiamin Deficiency

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and How it Can Affect You

Chronic alcohol abuse destroys a person’s body, but perhaps one of the most devastating effects of alcohol abuse is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. Also known as “wet brain,” Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome is a severe mental disorder that occurs when malnutrition creates a thiamin deficiency. It is the ultimate and tragic consequence of years of heavy drinking. If… Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and How it Can Affect You   


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