A man suffers from alcoholic dementia and falls asleep at the table

What is Alcoholic Dementia?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 3, 2020 Updated: June 30, 2020 Have you ever heard the term, “alcoholic dementia?” You may wonder, “What is alcoholic dementia? Does it affect me?” Alcoholic dementia is a brain disorder that develops as a result of long-term excessive drinking. While dementia can affect many areas…

A woman rubs her temples and wonders about the effects of alcoholic dementia

Alcoholic Dementia: How Alcohol Affects The Brain Over Time

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 14, 2019 Updated: January 21, 2020 Are you familiar with the term “wet brain?” This term is often used by medical personnel to describe the brain changes that happen in the brain of a person who abuses alcohol. However, alcoholic dementia is the current medically appropriate…