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Is it safe for my grandmother to stop drinking cold turkey?

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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: NO

Withdrawal from alcohol can be dangerous and mores so for weaker, older individuals that may have other medical problems.
Seek help through your physician for this right away.

In brief: NO

Withdrawal from alcohol can be dangerous and mores so for weaker, older individuals that may have other medical problems.
Seek help through your physician for this right away.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Depends

The limits that are set for our patients over 65 is 1 drink a day if she drinks more than this and can't cut back has to have an opener etc then before she does seek professional help.
Bad outcomes can be seen at that age and over with concomitant medical and /or psychiatric problems.

In brief: Depends

The limits that are set for our patients over 65 is 1 drink a day if she drinks more than this and can't cut back has to have an opener etc then before she does seek professional help.
Bad outcomes can be seen at that age and over with concomitant medical and /or psychiatric problems.
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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