Drinking alcohol in excess during mid-life can greatly increase the risk of developing symptoms of dementia later in life, according to new research. On the other hand, reducing alcohol intake to recommended guidelines or lower during mid-life can decrease the risk of dementia, scientists say.
Does the "type" of alcoholic someone is have an effect on whether or not they will relapse after rehab? Does it have anything to do with their risk of premature death? Research indicates which type of drinkers are at greater risks.