Episode 12: Alcohol Addiction and Wernicke and Korsakoff Syndrome Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
For our twelfth episode, Your host Dr. Deni Carise, Chief Science Officer at Recovery Centers of America and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine discusses how alcohol affects the brain and goes over the symptoms of Wernicke’s syndrome as well as Korsakoff Syndrome. She also covers what some drugs can do to the body as well as the brain.
Did you know that people who use cocaine, amphetamine, or methamphetamine brains age 2 times faster than people who don’t use drugs?
Your Radio Doctor® host, Dr. Marianne Ritchie, has spent many years teaching medical students, residents, and patients – often one at a time. As the host of the only all-medical talk radio show in the greater Philadelphia region, she can impact thousands each week.
She wants to be your voice… asking questions of experts from top medical centers around the country, so you can make better decisions for yourselves and your loved ones.
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Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie May 22, 2022
Your Addiction Expert is hosted by Dr. Deni Carise, Chief Science Officer at Recovery Centers of America and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINK PLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGN for Colon Cancer Awareness.
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