Find out about Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome, a condition caused by drinking too much alcohol, including information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Find out about Alcohol-related 'dementia' including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, support and rehabilitation.
ARBD is caused by a person regularly drinking or binge-drinking much more alcohol than the recommended limit. The two main types of ARBD are alcohol-related ‘dementia’ and Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome.
Alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD) is a brain disorder. It is caused by a person regularly drinking too much alcohol, or binge-drinking, over several years. There are different types of ARBD. People who get ARBD are generally aged between about 40 and 50.
Alcohol consumption in excess has well-documented negative effects on both short- and long-term health, one of which is brain damage that can lead to Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.