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Dr. Philip Gilly
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Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (Definition)

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, ...Read more


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Is stomach pain a symptom of alcohol withdrawal for alcoholics?

Is stomach pain a symptom of alcohol withdrawal for alcoholics?

could be: You may have stomach ulcers which could be irritated by the alcohol, or you could be going through withdrawal, both, or something else entirely. Go see you family physician promptly and get thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more

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Can the physical symptoms of alcohol withdrawal be eased by giving small amounts of alcohol?

Can the physical symptoms of alcohol withdrawal be eased by giving small amounts of alcohol?

The physical: Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal can be eliminated by not drinking too much! on the other hand, needing an "eye opener"may be a symptom of alcohol dependence. ...Read more

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What is the time it takes for the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal to abate?

Alcohol withdrawal: This is a very person dependent question. If alcohol was used to mask or treat a depression or anxiety disorder, the perception of withdrawal symptoms can be chronic. If no underlying addictive issues, then withdrawal should be shorter but can depend on length of use of the drug. ...Read more

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At what point should I go the hospital for alcohol withdrawal symptoms?

At what point should I go the hospital for alcohol withdrawal symptoms?

Go to rehab: Check with your local medical clinic or hospital if they have a program to get clean from alcohol. Usually takes several days to one week. Patients receive tranquilizers and anticonvulsants while not drinking alcohol to prevent seizures, delirium or neurological complications. ...Read more

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What are good herbal remedies for handling alcohol withdrawal symptoms?

What are good herbal remedies for handling alcohol withdrawal symptoms?

I believe in : Herbal medications but Alcohol Withdrawal can be life -threatening. It is best handled under medical supervision. Take care. ...Read more

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Can alcohol withdrawal symptoms last more than a month? Also can chronic alcoholism cause damage to your central nervous system?

Can alcohol withdrawal symptoms last more than a month? Also can chronic alcoholism cause damage to your central nervous system?

Yes: The physiologic symptoms attributed to alcohol withdrawal can last for weeks particularly in the most severe cases. And it is known that alcoholism is a damaging to the central and peripheral nervous system. It can cause an alcohol related dementia and neuropathy. Some of the nervous symptoms are attributed directly to the neurotoxicity of alcohol others to often found nutritional deficiencies ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more