• ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS
  • DIAGNOSIS
  • 6 HOURS
  • 12-48 HOURS
  • 48-72 HOURS
  • TREATMENT
  • CONCLUSION
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Alcohol is considered one of the most powerful, anti-depressives. It is also very addictive. Alcohol addiction is common among adults, but nowadays, even visible among teenagers. The intake of alcohol daily affects both mentally and physically. The Central Nervous System (CNS) with time gets adjusted to the consumption of alcohol. Thus, it becomes ineffective. Hence, the person increases the dosage of the intake of alcohol. This results in developing an addiction to alcohol. 

The cutting-off, of alcohol or the withdrawal of, alcohol results in severe symptoms that affect both mentally and physically. The severity of the withdrawal symptoms varies from person to person, depending on the amount of intake and period of intake. 

Heavy intake in men is said to be more than 15 drinks per week and for women is said to be more than 8 drinks per week. These symptoms that occur during the detonation or the cutting-off of alcohol are called Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms. 

DIAGNOSIS

The diagnosis can be done by anyone, as the symptoms are easily visible. Behavior change is one of the biggest symptoms. The withdrawal symptoms vary from person to person. they depend upon the amount of intake by an individual and also for the period. The withdrawal symptoms change depending upon the hours of withdrawal. 

6 HOURS AFTER WITHDRAWAL

Symptoms are as follows.

  • Anxiety
  • Shaky Hands
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia 
  • Sweating

12-48 HOURS AFTER WITHDRAWAL

  • Hallucination
  • Change in behavior
  • Aggressive

48-72 HOURS AFTER WITHDRAWAL

The severity of symptoms increases with time. 

  • Vivid hallucinations
  • Delusions
  • Confusion
  • Racing heartbeats
  • High blood pressure
  • Fever 
  • Severe sweating

TREATMENT

This is required to be treated by medical professionals. There are various rehabilitation centers developed for people dealing with Alcohol Withdrawal symptoms. But the most important aspect to overcome any addiction is the willpower of the person. Sometimes it is easy to treat but many time is very difficult to overcome Alcohol withdrawal. Taking medical help at the proper time can help to save a person’s life. 

There are a large number of people losing life due to addiction to alcohol and many during the detonation period. 

The support of the family is very important for a person dealing with Alcohol Withdrawal symptoms.

CONCLUSION 

Addiction to any substance is not only harmful to an individual but as well as for the entire family. 

Kumud Sharma

Kumud Sharma is the First Well-Known Female Journalist of the Journalism World of Himachal Pradesh. I am the Founder, Editor in Chief, Managing Director, Promoter of Diary Times. As a Female Journalist, With My Experience of More Than Nine Years, I Tell You Every News of Himachal Pradesh From The Ground Level With Absolutely Accurate and Correct Information, Be it the Politics of Himachal Pradesh or the Ground Reality, My Perspective On Every News Will Give You Assurance. I Assure You That Every News of Mine Will Comply With the Expertise and Fact Checking Policy.

 

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