9. Stop Drinking to Increase Mental Acuity
Alcohol has a detrimental effect on neurotransmitters, it is therefore best to stop drinking to give yourself the best brain function. Frequent drinkers therefore often display forgetfulness, poor memory and slight sluggishness. Alcohol directly affects your temporal and frontal lobes in the brain. These are responsible for your ability to think critically. The memory lapse which occurs when binge drinking is a clear sign of the effect which alcohol has one your memory and brain health. Thiamine deficiency results from alcohol abuse, which is a B1 vitamin critical to your brain and body tissue. Alcohol abuse therefore impairs the brain’s ability to grow and repair cells.