New Study Shows That 7.3 Months Without Alcohol Helps Brain Repair Itself

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New research shows that those who quit drinking help the brain repair the outer layer of the brain which is critical to higher-level functions which can take 7.3 months.

"The few longitudinal studies investigating cortical thickness changes during abstinence are limited to the first month of sobriety," writes the team, led by psychiatrist and behavioral scientist Timothy Durazzo from Stanford University.

"However, the extent of regional cortical thickness recovery over an extended period of abstinence (e.g., greater than 6 months) is unknown."

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