What meth consumption does to the brain

Photo by Nicola Barts on Pexels.com Methamphetamine ("meth") can cause progressive and sometimes profound damage to the brain. The question is whether the damage is reversible once a person stops using meth. Unfortunately, the answer is rarely simple. While it's possible that some damage will start to reverse when a person stops using meth, other types … Continue reading What meth consumption does to the brain

How to control brain damage as you age

Some amount of brain shrinkage, sometimes referred to as brain atrophy or cerebral atrophy, occurs naturally with age. Just as the body gets older, so does the brain. But not all brains age the same. Aging-related brain changes may include decreases in brain mass, shrinkage of areas of the brain that contain nerve fibers, loss of … Continue reading How to control brain damage as you age