The presence of addictions accelerates the aging brain

The study found that those people who have bad habits, aging brain. The study participants were people in the age group from 26 to 71 years. Some participants had never smoked, someone didn't drink for a month, some of the volunteers was an avid, but non-alcoholics, and one of the participants actively smoked and consumed alcohol.

Among all the participants in the study was a survey aimed at identifying the level of their cognitive abilities and memory. As it turned out, the most significant changes occurred in the brain lovers of tobacco and alcohol, according to MedDaily. The less bad habits of the person, the in the best condition remained of his brain.

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No addictions led to the fact that the volunteers were better able to solve problems, they had a higher speed of thinking, and in addition they did not experience problems with memory.

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