Can Binge Drinking Have Long-Term Effects On My Brain?

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To her, she says my 22 year old daughter indulges in binge drinking on the weekends, is she hurting her brain? Yes she is, binge drinking in young people causes damage to the brain, period. High resolution brain scans were done on 29 binge drinkers and there was evidence of damage to both the white and the brain matter of the brain.

Now is there anyway to improve brain function in a binge drinker? Yes, they just need to stop, and the brain will help repair itself.