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Can I stop dts if I drink less?

Can I stop dts if I drink less?

No.: Dts are a sign of alcoholic burnout of certain types of receptors within the brain. Stopping alcohol completely is the only thing that can allow them to regenerate, slowly. ...Read more

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My boyfriend stopped drinking about a year ago after having sesures and dts. He has resently started thrashing in his sleep. Any relation?

My  boyfriend stopped drinking about a year ago after having sesures and dts. He has resently started thrashing in his sleep.  Any relation?

Thrashing in sleep: There are many causes for abnormal movements in sleep, such as rem behavior disorder (normally our muscles are paralyzed when we dream, if this does not happen we can act out our dreams), a nrem arousal disorder (arousals from deep sleep with abnormal movements), or, rarely, even seizures. Sleep apnea can cause arousals with abnormal movements. Unlikely to be caused by stopping alcohol a year ago. ...Read more

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After a binge of drinking and no sleep days, over dts, have some chest discomfort. Almost like a big rock in there. What could it be?

After a binge of drinking and no sleep days, over dts, have some chest discomfort. Almost like a big rock in there. What could it be?

Chest pains: Regardless, what is the reason. Could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation. Take care. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get delirium tremens? Or only if they drink too much?

Do a lot of people get delirium tremens? Or only if they drink too much?

DTs: Delerium tremens, is severe alcohol withdrawal, and can be deadly so it is treated with strong withdrawal medications in the intensive care units. The patient has severe confusion, is often very agitated, has shaking, and may have seizures. If a person drinks a lot daily, has done this for years, and then abruptly stops drinking, can go into dts. ...Read more

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Is there a good, natural way to stop dts?

Is there a good, natural way to stop dts?

DTs are dangerous: Dts or delirium tremens are a set of life threatening side effects when someone quits drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. Unlike many drug withdrawls, withdrawling from alcohol is quite risky and requires medical supervision to ensure that someone does not suffer severe medical problems or death. ...Read more

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How many days do you have to drink to intoxication on hard liquor to suffer withdrawal when stop & what kind of withdrawal? A week? Less?

How many days do you have to drink to intoxication on hard liquor to suffer withdrawal when stop & what kind of withdrawal? A week?  Less?

Alcohol: Every person is different. Body size liver function other medications as well as different medical conditions all effect how your body metabolizes the alcohol and how your body responds when alcohol consumption is stopped. ...Read more

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I drink alot of beer daily, i have less energy. through out the day, what is happening too me, will i withdrawel if i stop, decribe my withdrawel?

Daily beer: You are in danger of becoming an alcoholic or you may already be an alcoholic, You should get medical help immedicately. Call alcoholics Anonymous for help if you cannot see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to deal with hot flashes? Are there any tricks to dealing with hot flashes? Things i can eat or drink to make them less frequent or more tolerable? Once I have then are there any ways to make them stop or get rid of them? Tricks to cooling d

What can I do to deal with hot flashes? Are there any tricks to dealing with hot flashes? Things i can eat or drink to make them less frequent or more tolerable? Once I have then are there any ways to make them stop or get rid of them? Tricks to cooling d

Hot flashes: Many things can help including avoiding alcohol, spicy food, several medications, sipping ice water, taking of layers of clothing, a fan and paced breathing: http://www.Cascadewomenshealth.Org/download/pdfs/healtheducation/menopausal%20management/paced-breathing.Pdf. ...Read more

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How can you stop drinking soda?

How can you stop drinking soda?

Just don't drink it!: Tapering off soda is probably the best way to do it: try mixing in other beverages that aren't carbonated. If, for example, you drink 5 cans of soda a day, start by cutting down to 4 a day for a week, then 3, and so on. Make it a point to drink water or any other type of healthy drink and increase those as you decrease your soda. Maybe you'll end up liking something else better that's healthy! ...Read more

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Will i lose weight if i stop drinking?

Will i lose weight if i stop drinking?

Certainly : If by drinking you mean alcohol, you would most certainly lose weiht if you are drinking excessive amounts. Alcohol has a very high caloric content which they body converts to and preserves as fat therby causing weight gain. ...Read more