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Doctor insights on: Alchol Withdrawl Symptoms

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How will i know what does an alcoholic like me do to ease withdrawal symptoms?

How will i know what does an alcoholic like me do to ease withdrawal symptoms?

Slowly reduce: Alcohol withdrawal is one of the few withdrawals that can be life threatening. If you can't reduce the amount your drinking gradually, you may want to find a rehab or detox to assess you and keep you safe, to avoid seizures and delirium tremens. Staying in a low stimulation environment can be helpful, and trying to relax and avoid stressful situations can help. ...Read more

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Can a long-term alcoholic stop drinking without getting physical withdrawl symptoms or dying?

Can a long-term alcoholic stop drinking without getting physical withdrawl symptoms or dying?

Under Dr.'s care: Detoxification needs to be under close medical care. Attempting to detox without adequate medical supervision could be dangerous and possibly deadly. If you know such a person encourage them to work with an addiction medical specialist and to get to some alcoholics anonymous meetings. ...Read more

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If an alcoholic goes to rehab and gets to point in withdrawal of confusion/hallucinations- how then would you treat that? Meds, etc?

Assess: You wouldn't treat it without developing an opinion about what is causing it. It would be assessed. If it turns out that it is a withdrawal syndrome, that would certainly be treated with medications. If it is delirium tremens -- your symptoms suggest this -- then that would be more serious, and would require medical hospitalization. ...Read more

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Is 1 drink glass of cognac to aid sleep ever a good idea for alcoholic suffering withdrawl?

Is 1 drink glass of cognac to aid sleep ever a good idea for alcoholic suffering withdrawl?

Alcohol/for withdraw: If you are going for withdrawl due to abstinence and trying to quit, than it is a bad idea even to have a glass of cognac. Seek medical help and dont drink even a glass of cognac. ...Read more

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Having bad withdrawal from tabaco, how long do these symptoms last?

Having bad withdrawal from tabaco, how long do these symptoms last?

Withdraw - tobacco: Stopping smoking involves a process of withdrawing. Some people find this more intense than other and the length of time varies but progress is daily. Focus on things outside yourself. Use gum or mints to replace the oral part of your habit. B complex can be used to boost your nutritional needs. Congratulations! you are on your way to a safer and healthier life for you and your loved ones. ...Read more

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How do aa meetings help a person deal with the symptoms of withdrawal?

How do aa meetings help a person deal with the symptoms of withdrawal?

Although Alcoholics: Anonymous supports through all - alcohol withdrawal is a medical condition that warrants medical assistance. ...Read more

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I am coming off perercets and feeling a little withdrawal what can I use to use to ease the the symptoms?

I am coming off perercets and feeling a little withdrawal what can I use to use to ease the the symptoms?

Ask your doctor: I cannot give you a good answer without knowing about your other medications, medical problems, dose and duration of percocets. Withdrawal can be serious. Be safe and ask your doctor for help. ...Read more