22 Sep '11, 2pm

Regular Heavy Drinking May Make You Permanently Wobbly

Regular Heavy Drinking May Make You Permanently Wobbly

Regular Heavy Drinking May Make You Permanently Wobbly When you’re drunk, one of the first things to go is steadiness and balance. That’s why police officers test drivers to see if they can walk in a straight line. But what if balance issues were permanent? What if heavy drinking causes your wobbly gait to last? A new study reported on LiveScience , found just that. According to LiveScience : Researchers at Neurobehavioral Research Inc., in Honolulu, compared the balance abilities and gaits of diagnosed alcoholics who had been sober for several weeks, those who had been sober for an average of seven years, and people with no history of alcohol dependence. Participants took tests that were similar to field sobriety tests. Again, LiveScience : Of the more than 200 volunteers, the 70 recently sober ones — who had not had alcohol for six to 15 weeks — performed the worst. But ...

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