Is Scientifically Proven That Alcohol Dependency Cause Thiamine Deficiency

Globally, 107 million people are estimated to have an alcohol use disorder. Alcohol inhibits the absorption and usage of vital nutrients such as thiamin (vitamin B1), vitamin B12, folic acid, and zinc. Chronic alcohol abuse is associated with several neurological disorders, including Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS). The deficiency of Thiamine, a vitamin essential for the metabolism […]