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What sort of problem is alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

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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 skin change in eyes or pupils (enlarged or dilated) excitability irritability vomiting movements out of the ordinary nervousness depression hand tremors pulsating headaches lack of focus and the inability.
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Bad stuff: This can cause nausea, vomiting, tremors, falls, insomnia, delirium tremens ( dts - confusion, delirium, hallucinations) seizures, impulsive behavior, mood changes, irregular/ rapid heart rate.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Dec 2, 2018
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