Alcohol exposure during adolescence leads to chronic stress vulnerability

Posted by on May 24, 2016 4:15 pm
Categories: health

Drinking during early to mid-adolescence can lead to vulnerability to chronic stress, according to new research. A research team gave alcohol to rats every other day, starting from early to mid-adolescence. When the team looked at the same rats in adulthood, they found that adult males didn’t show hormonal stress adaptation, making them more vulnerable to chronic stress.

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