Nicola - Friday, March 16, 2018
Brain Awareness Week. Invest in your brain.
Substance misuse is a brain burden. Alcohol, cigarettes, and illicit drugs all reduce brain function and brain health. For example, smoking cigarettes contributes 16% risk to developing dementia, particularly vascular neurocognitive disorder. Alcohol in excess leads to alcohol dementia, now termed neurocognitive disorder substance induced. Support your brain investment by reducing the harm.
Day Five. Drink mindfully not mindlessly. The consumption guidelines are one standard drink per day for women and two per day for men. Stick to the guidelines this Friday, or go alcohol free and wake to enjoy Saturday. Alcohol free days reduce overall harm of alcohol, allow recovery, and reduce the risk of increased tolerance and alcohol misuse.
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