Teen binge drinkers more likely to be anxious adults

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Teen binge drinkers more likely to be anxious adults

Adolescents who binge drink can disrupt their gene regulation and brain development, according to a new study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Such early exposure to gene and brain disruption can promote anxiety and excessive drinking into adulthood, researchers found.

Read more at: Courier Post

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