Another year has passed and 2017 has come to a close. 2018 began with the majority of us making personal commitments to eat healthy, exercise more, lose weight, get eight hours sleep and take time to focus on ourselves.
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome severely affects memory in chronic alcoholics. It is caused by a disruption in the metabolism of vitamin B-1 (thiamine). Interestingly, a person with Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome is not aware they have a memory problem. When they cannot recall something their brain reflexively inserts another “fact.”
Did you know the same things your primary care physician asks you to do every time you see them can actually decrease your risk of getting cancer, decrease your risk of being diagnosed with advanced cancer and decrease your risk of getting blood clots? So many of these simple things your physician asks you to do can have a tremendous impact on your health and longevity.