10 Important Facts About Encephalopathy

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Encephalopathy Fact #3: Caused By Alcohol

For the most part, alcohol is a lot of fun. People all over the world meet up on weekends to enjoy a drink with each other. It helps to make a great way to wind down after what is often a difficult week. It helps lower inhibitions and allows people to enjoy themselves. Unfortunately, though, alcohol also has its drawbacks.

Alcohol is a toxic substance. It’s this toxicity that gives it its effect over us. In moderate doses and used occasionally, this toxicity presents little threat to us. When used excessively, though, the toxin can cause damage to the body. Excess alcohol consumption can lead to encephalopathy.


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