“…Cocaine Brain? – Cognitive Decline Tied To Chronic Use Of Illicit Drug…”

“…Although cocaine makes people feel more alert and on top of things in the moment – it can leave users vulnerable to a much slower brain in the long run.

A new study shows that chronic use ages key parts of the brain at an accelerated rate.

The findings were published online April 24 in Molecular Psychiatry.

Regular cocaine users often experience early cognitive decline and brain atrophy – and the new findings show how these users are indeed -

- actually losing gray matter in their brain much faster than people who don’t take the drug…”

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Cocaine Brain? Cognitive Decline Tied To Chronic Use Of Illicit Drug.

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