Does alcohol withdrawl ever cause hallucinations?

Yes. Hallucinations of two types are seen in alcohol withdrawal. Alcoholic hallucinosis involves initially seeing lights as brighter or funny colors, roaring or music in ears, progresses to actually being like "awake dreams, " - this occurs in the first 2 days of withdrawal delirium tremens (dts) occurs a couple days later, with awful hallucinations, frequently bugs, rats, frightening with confusion.
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.

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Can having 2 beers a night cause alcohol withdrawal if trying to quit?

Psychological depend. No psysical but you are in the habit of having two &ay miss it when you quit paychologically. Read more...

Is it ok to run if I have tachycardia caused by alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

Probably not. As an alcoholic (?) you have more than likely developed a severe deficiency of vitamin b1.This will cause you to have an increased activity of the nervous control mechanisms of the heart and possibly the heart itself. Alcohol and b1 deficiency go together. Stop all forms of sugar and get plenty of rest. See your doctor for instructions on b1.Lyou will need other vitamins as well. Read more...

Are dt's ever fatal during alcohol withdrawal, and if yes, how do they cause death?

Yes. Alcohol withdrawal occurs when you have been drinking more than a few drinks on a regular basis for about a week or more and then try to stop suddenly. The body reacts to the absence of alcohol. Dt's or delirium tremens starts to occur 2-3 days into withdrawal. Death could be related to seizures, dehydration, or any number of other consequences. Read more...
Yes. Delirium tremens are extremely dangerous and carries a 35% mortality, untreated (5-15% treated). The physiologic mechanism of death is a combination of neurologic and cardiac processes related to the unregulated hyper-metabolic state of dts. Neuro-cellular damage due to the chronic exposure to alcohol leads to cardiac arrest and death. Read more...

Is it possible for alcohol withdrawal or abuse cause flu like symptoms?

Yes. It may feel like one has the flu when experiencing what are known as withdrawal symptoms. Usually, one has to drink every day for at least one month, before they would have withdrawal symptoms after abruptly stopping. More over, the most severe kinds of withdrawal from alcohol can involve the person having a seizure, which can be dangerous as it can cause a person to stop breathing. Read more...