Bad news ladies! Researchers have discovered that any alcohol consumption decreases brain mass, according to a study recently released on Health.com. "We always knew that alcohol at higher dosages results in shrinking of the brain and cognitive deficit," says Dr. Petros Levounis, M.D. "What is new with this article is that it shows brain shrinking at lower doses of alcohol." Certain amounts of brain shrinkage are expected with age, however greater amounts have been linked to the development of dementia.
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