Which disease is associated with alcohol abuse?
Which disease below (it is due to alcoholics becoming deficient in the B vitamin thiamin) is associated with alcohol abuse, produces mental confusion, staggering gate, and may actually destroy short-term memory?
A) Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
- BoreasLv 41 decade ago
It is A Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Eat more Vitamin B1 or Thiamin
Top ten foods highest in Thiamin:
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome also called wet brain, Korsakoff syndrome, alcoholic encephalopathy, Wernicke's disease, and encephalopathy - alcoholic. Usually found among malnourished chronic alcoholics but can also be found among patients who undergo prolonged medical therapies without Vitamin B.
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