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Episode 12: Alcohol Addiction and Wernicke and Korsakoff Syndrome

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie May 29, 2022 29


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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.

Thank you for tuning in each week and for your supportive emails!

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