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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   

What is dementia?

cognitive reserve1 - early alzheimer's damage1 - psychiatric status rating scales1 - dementia with lewy bodies3 - the gerontologist1 - sign of aging1 - mental faculties2 - gradual degeneration1 - smile study1 - professor lewy1 - leeza gibbons memory foundation1 - gastrointestinal disorders1 - delirium8 - physical reality exercises1 - brain injury1 - wks4 - antihypertensive drugs1 - alzheimer's treatment3 - anticholinergics1 - selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor2 - alzheimer's diagnosis2 - parkinson's treatment1 - intracoronary ultrasound1 - huntington gene1 - confusion3 - treatment of alzheimer's1 - alzheimer's treatments3 - memory problems3 - protein tau2 - risk for cognitive decline1 -