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What is "kindling" in the context of alcohol consumption?

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Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal: Kindling is the phenomenon which occurs as a result of repeated withdrawal from benzodiazepines or alcohol that leads to increasingly severe withdrawal symptoms, including an increased risk of seizures.

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