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Addiction

10 November 2011

Alcohol affects women’s moods

Women alcoholics suffer damage to the part of their brain that controls moods, impulses and sleep three times faster than their male counterparts, a Swedish study showed.

Women alcoholics suffer damage to the part of their brain that controls moods, impulses and sleep three times faster than their male counterparts, a Swedish study showed.

Serotonin is a brain neurotransmitter that is among other things critical to the development and treatment of depression and chronic anxiety.

 

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