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Could withdrawl from weed cause seizures?

Could withdrawl from weed cause seizures?

Not usually: Would be rare for marijuana to do this, but where you live, lots of additives found in grass sold on the street. You might have a seizure from variety of other causes, and this does necessitate a visit to a neurologist to confirm etiology and prevent further spells. ...Read more

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Can sudden withdrawal from alcohol use kill you?

Can sudden withdrawal from alcohol use kill you?

Yes: If you have been drinking a lot for a long time you can get delirium tremens and seizures and potentially death. Talk to your doctor or go to a detox center if you have been drinking more than a few drinks on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol while on zyprexa trigger a psychosis?

Will drinking alcohol while on zyprexa trigger a psychosis?

Additive risk: Per se, drinking alcohol with Zyprexa is not very likely to cause psychosis although you have to very cautious because of the additive effect of alcohol on Zyprexa's prime side effect, sedation. ...Read more

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What's withdrawal from alcohol or drugs like?

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What's withdrawal from alcohol or drugs like?

Drug withdraawal: Depends on the power of the drug, and the duration of time talking it + amount consumed in a certain of time (daily quantity, usually) and your state of heath prior to sudden cessation, the withdrawal will be more or less severe. Some high dose users can fall into seizures, which can kill, others who did not used to high a dose, neither too long, will suffer less. ...Read more

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Why is alcohol withdrawal even worse than withdrawal from hard drugs like heroin?

Why is alcohol withdrawal even worse than withdrawal from hard drugs like heroin?

Alcohol and withdrw: from benzodiazepines can be fatal. Withdrawal from opiates is difficult, may require treatment and maintenance for relapse prevention, but fatalities do not occur as commonly from the withdrawal itself. Nowadays, the rate of death from alcohol withdrawal has declined due to our understanding of it as a disease, and with more rapid treatment of alcohol use disorders. ...Read more

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Does brain damage from inhalants get worse after stopping sniffing?

Does brain damage from inhalants get worse after stopping sniffing?

Inhalants: In general, the damage from inhalants occurs at the time they are used. However, since they damage brain cells, a person will have fewer brain cells when they naturally begin to "fall out ". This may seem like a progression of the inhalants, but actually is a reflection of the damage from them complicating the ling term issues of aging. ...Read more

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Could nicotine cause intoxication similar to alcohol intoxication?

Could nicotine cause intoxication similar to alcohol intoxication?

Not similar: The amount of nicotine in tobacco is not enough to cause true nicotine intoxication, except when small children are exposed, usually by ingesting it. Nicotine intoxication can be lethal, and actually nicotine-like substances have been used to kill rodents and other pests. Tobacco workers also routinely get it. Alcohol intoxication looks completely different. Seizures, abd. Pain, twitches occur. ...Read more

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Can alcohol intoxication (not withdrawal) cause convulsions and or seizures and lower the seizure threshold?

Can alcohol intoxication (not withdrawal) cause convulsions and or seizures and lower the seizure threshold?

Get this addressed: Agree with dr killian, as risk definitely present. Bigger issue by far is not provocation of convulsions, but rather why are seizures present, and what will be eventual outcome of alcohol abuse. You see, alcoholics do suffer head injuries, with post-traumatic szs. If you or a close relationship is the subject, contact alcoholics anonymous asap. ...Read more

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Can mixing Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol had caused my seizure?

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Can mixing Xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol had caused my seizure?

Xanax/alcohol: Possible, depending on how much u used, your tolerance & whether u r susceptible (history or family history of seizures). ...Read more

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Can a hormonal side effect of sobriety from alcohol & opiates cause amenorrhea? Can the stress from getting sober make my brain stop sending hormones?

Can a hormonal side effect of sobriety from alcohol & opiates cause amenorrhea? Can the stress from getting sober make my brain stop sending hormones?

Possible: Severe stress can affect your pituitary leading to amenorrhea. If the amenorrhea continues for a long period of time, see your doctor to make sure it isn't something else. Make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Could heavy alcohol drinking cause you to become epileptic?

Could heavy alcohol drinking cause you to become epileptic?

Withdrawal : Alcohol withdrawal causes seizures but does not preclude you will develop epilepsy , it could however cause the kindling phenomenon which can cause more severe withdrawal and subsequent seizures. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed everyday cause brain damage?

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Can smoking weed everyday cause brain damage?

Weed: Good news & bad news. The bad news is that it could if smoked for long time. The good news is that since u seem concerned & rational, u can quit. ...Read more

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Does alcohol withdrawl ever cause hallucinations?

Does alcohol withdrawl ever cause hallucinations?

Yes: A hallucination is an experience in which a person sees (or hears, feels, or tastes) something that seems real, but is not really there. The person is awake during the hallucination. Causes include drug abuse or withdrawal, chemical imbalances (liver or kidney failure), medicine effects, psychiatric illnesses (schizophrenia, ptsd), brain tumors, delirium, dementia, sleep disorders, etc. ...Read more

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Is a low dose of xanax (alprazolam) alright to ease the anxiety from post acute withdrawl symptoms from quitting drinking alcohol?

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Xanax (alprazolam): If prescribed by your doctor & for short period of time. Also, keep in mind that if used on regular basis, that you have to taper the dose gradually to prevent withdrawal, of course under supervision. ...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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Would smoking cannabis or drinking alcohol with a brain tumor cause it to have potentially harmful or adverse effects on the person;make tumor worse?

Would smoking cannabis or drinking alcohol with a brain tumor cause it to have potentially harmful or adverse effects on the person;make tumor worse?

Probably not.: Those substances have little in common other than being considered 'bad' by some people. Medical cannabis is thought to be very helpful for cancer patients in many ways. I've not heard of alcohol's benefits, if any, but no problems either. Relax. Consider asking the oncologist involved for an opinion. Best! ...Read more