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What kind of symptoms occur with alcohol withdrawal?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Alcohol withdrawal s: Is a set of symptoms seen when one reduces or stops alcohol consumption after prolonged periods of excessive alcohol intake. It is due to the central nervous system being in a hyper-excitable state, leading to seizures & delirium tremens. Symptoms start on waking, due to fall in blood alcohol levels during sleep, & can include agitation, hallucination, sweating, cunfusion, htn, insomnia, GI upset.

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What are the main symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
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See below: Tromors and irritability, high blood pressure and pulse, nasea and vomiting. When extreme- hallucinations , confusion, seizures.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What are symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

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The 'shakes': Or tremor, increased sweating, high pulse rate and blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shaking chills and/or sweats, perceptual distortions (hallucinations) involving sight, sound and smell (and touch), seizures and a profound delirium involving all the above symptoms put together, combined with agitation, global confusion and fused hallucinations(dt's).Enough?

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