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Nightmares alcohol withdrawal

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal: This depends on many factors. The general health of the individual, the degree of addiction, the amount of alcohol consumed, the health of the organs... Read More
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
A week or less: Nightmares and vivid dreams can start in the first 1-2 days of withdrawal, generally are improved at 3-5 days and should be gone in a week. Appropriat... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
36 years experience
One day at a time: Ar night, try to rest. Don't worry if you don't sleep. Just rest. Each day will become easier. One day/night at a time. You will get better, little by... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Alcohol: Sleep hygiene helps. Best medicine is time. Your symptoms will get better the longer u stay sober.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Prevention: No individual advice can be offered. Avoid repeating the experience by quitting drinking or drinking only lightly. Alcohol withdrawal can cause thes... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal: Causes nervousness, depression, not being able to think clearly, fatigue, irritability, jumpiness, nightmares, clammy skin, dilated pupils, insomnia, ... Read More
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal: To avoid medical emergency of Delirium, it is important to be aware of signs of alcohol withdrawal developing, which are: •Anxiety •Fast heart rate ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 36 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal: Acute use of alcohol in excess usually causes symptoms for no more than 24 hours, and they are worst the morning after. With chronic alcohol use, to ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal: Swift changes in emotions from high to low nausea difficulty sleeping including insomnia rapid or increased heart rate cold or clammy ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Alcohol withdrawal is a medical emergency. If untreated, one can have dangerous heart rhythms, fast respirations, fevers, hallucinations, and seizure... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mounir Belcadi
Specializes in Psychiatry
A few days to months: It can start between 24 hours and 10 days after the last drink;it is a medical emergency ; some of the symptoms ( tremors, high blood pressure, anxiet... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No Standard Dose: There is no fixed standard dose of Valium(Diazepam) for alcohol withdrawl.The dose depends on your symptoms and how long you have been abusing alcohol... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
2-7 days: Alcohol withdrawal may start as early as the day following your drink, but usually bad withdrawal, called dts (delirium tremens) takes to 2-7 days to ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lionel Lim
Geriatrics 25 years experience
Days: It depends on how much alcohol someone consumes over a long period, which causes their body to become dependent on it. Acute cessation of alcohol cons... Read More
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