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What are alcohol withdrawals?

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Asked: 2017-11-16 01:33:22
I have heard that an alcoholic can die from alcohol withdrawal. What is alcohol withdrawal?


Answered: 2017-11-16 17:56:23

It is true that alcohol withdrawal can be very hard, and yes, people have died from it. There are lots of things that determine how severe detox is for the drinker. It is the body demanding alcohol and when it doesn't happen, pain, shakes, heart rate problems and other things begin. A medically supervised detox is probably the way to go for someone who is physically dependent on alcohol.


Answered: 2017-11-16 09:40:45

Alcohol withdrawal is the organs in the body craving alcohol once it has stopped being used. It is much like drug withdrawal, but has its own set of symptoms. Fevers, sweating, shaking, hearing things, confusion and heart issues are among the more common ones. It can be a dangerous detox and I think medical advice should always be sought.

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