Alcohol has been known to promote various health hazards, one of them being cancer. Various studies have mentioned the many harmful effects of alcohol on brain and body
For the study, adult mice underwent two weeks of daily treatment with the drug and saw a reduction in anxiety like behaviours associated with alcohol withdrawal. It reversed the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption on neurogenesis- the ability of the brain to grow and replace neurons. This was also accompanied by a significant decrease in binge-like alcohol intake.
While it may have become an integral part of the social scene, prolonged alcohol abuse can lead to many side effects especially to the brain. Here are some of the effects that alcohol may have on your brain.