People who drink and smoke are problems in memory, the ability to think quickly and problem-solving skills.

A study by the University of California determines the loss of memory, reduced ability to think quickly and efficiently and the decline in problem-solving skills in people who drink and smoke. The study’s findings are published in the October issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research .

Alcohol and snuff: crucial for brain aging

New forms of alcohol consumption in Spain are beginning to emerge. The dangerous techniques used by teens are soaking tampons to get drunk with alcohol and place in the vagina or anus. Alcohol abuse and snuff are crucial to brain aging . According to the results of a study by the University of California, to be published in the October issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research , people who seek treatment for alcohol dependence and current smokers show more problems in memory, the ability to think quickly and efficiently and problem-solving skills than those who do not smoke.

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The findings of the new study which include these effects appear to be exacerbated with age, are currently available to its initial vision. The journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research has already reported how damaging is alcohol to the brain in a 2007 article which published that brain damage caused by alcohol consumption prior to affect women than men .

Nutrition and exercise: influence cognitive functioning during withdrawal

“Several factors, such as nutrition, exercise, concomitant medical conditions such as hypertension and diabetes, psychiatric conditions such as depressive disorder and post-traumatic stress, and genetic predispositions, may also influence cognitive performance during early abstinence , “said Timothy C. Durazzo , assistant professor in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California at San Francisco, in the U.S., and author of the study, said in remarks published on Europa Press on May 20.

Risk of Alzheimer’s and premature skin aging

Among other harmful effects of alcohol and snuff, Durazzo notes that chronic smoking and, to a lesser extent, alcohol use disorders are also associated with increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Alcohol and snuff generate further premature aging of the skin because it decreases the activity of the circulatory system, required for proper irrigation and nutrition of tissues. Specialists in skin care recommend limiting alcohol consumption and, instead, drink a daily glass of red wine, as the restorative in red wine is very healthy and a powerful antioxidant.