Drinking alcohol reduces the risk of dementia
A study by specialists from University College London and the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research found that women who do not drink alcohol are at increased risk of developing dementia.
STUDY OF DEMAND AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION
An investigation revealed cases of 9,000 British people aged between 35 and 55 in 1985. Long-term social, biological and behavioral factors were analyzed.
In addition, they were evaluated for eight years in their alcohol consumption and the dependency that was generated in them.
RESULTS OF RESEARCH
In 397 cases, dementia was registered during the observation period of 23 years. The average age of the diagnosis of dementia was 76 years.
For this, socio-demographic factors of lifestyle were taken into account. In addition, health thus controls the possible variables of research.
However, to everyone's surprise, it was discovered that both are running out, refraining and drinking excessively.
“Among those who consume more than 14 units of alcohol per week, every seven units of increased consumption per week were associated with a 17 percent increase in the risk of developing dementia,” was part of their report.
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