Heavy Drinkers Lose Memory Faster With Age

Posted on January 23, 2014

A new study has found that men drinking heavily in mid-life experience faster declines in their cognitive abilities.

The study, published in the journal Neurology, found that men who drank the equivalent of 2.5 drinks per day showed faster declines with age.

Some people may be surprised just how low the bar is set for ‘heavy’ drinking. What this study calls ‘heavy’ drinking, many would consider ‘moderate’.

Below this level there was little difference in cognitive health between those who abstained and those who had two or less drinks per day.

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