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What Does Alcohol Tolerance And Withdrawal Symptoms Originate From
See below: Shakes, anxiety , increased pulse and pressure beginning 12 hrs, maxing 24-48 hrs and resolving by 72 hrs. In more sever cases there is agitation, confusion which in the most severe case is termed dts (delerium tremens) and can be fatal. Seizures and hallucinations may also seen but are separate from dts. In more sever cases- it takes 7-10 days for symptoms to resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more
Is it possible for very small amounts of alcohol, like residual alcohol in food, to trigger withdrawal symptoms?
Very unlikely: While this is very unlikely, some people are unbelievably sensitive. Also, all people are very responsive to expectancies and that can do amazing physical things to us. You body may know how to do w/drawal and it gets triggered by the idea of alcohol. Discuss w/ Dr or therapist if you continue to suffer after this reassurance. ...Read more
Withdrawal sxs: There are far too many alcohol withdrawal symptoms for me to come close to listing them in 400 words or less. See: http://www.Alcoholwithdrawalsymptoms.Org/ . Please be aware that death is a possible outcome from withdrawal. Please look into alcoholics anonymous if you are asking this question out of personal concern. ...Read more
If a person is alcohol dependent and slowly and carefully cuts down drinking is it possible they wont get withdrawal symptoms at all?
Yes: Yes, IF able to reduce gradually (maybe a half drink every 2-3 days) you will not have withdrawal. It's easier if you eat a healthy diet (rich in organic veggies and fruits, low in sugars/starches), take a quality multivitamin and the L-5-MTHF form of folate. Kudzu root proven to reduce cravings for alcohol. Exercise, stress reduction, counseling & EFT can help. See http://tinyurl.com/jhhmexs ...Read more
Alcohol withdrawal: Acute use of alcohol in excess usually causes symptoms for no more than 24 hours, and they are worst the morning after. With chronic alcohol use, to some extent duration of symptoms depends on amount being used. The physical withdrawal is usually ending in 3-4 days but longer lasting symptoms can last months or longer. ...Read more
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