Too much alcohol can do more than give a buzz, it can apparently shrink your brain!
Researchers told the American College of Neurology meeting in Boston Tuesday that a study divided about 2,000 people into different groups, from non-drinkers to heavy drinkers, described as 14 drinks a week or a little more than two 6 packs.
Using MRI scans of the brain, the study found that over time, the heavy drinkers had brains that were 2 percent smaller than those who never drank. Worse yet, they found the more a person drank, and the longer they drank, the more the brain shrunk.
For some reason, the risk was slightly higher among women.