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Alcohol Withdrawal

Sudden stopping of heavy alcoholism as an effort to quit after a prolonged period of regular consumption leads to alcohol withdrawal. This is due to alcohol dependency. This presents with shaky hands, headache, sweating, anxiety, hallucinations, seizures, rapid heartbeat, insomnia, fatigue, high blood pressure, etc. Delirium tremens is the severe alcohol withdrawal syndrome characterized by extreme confusion, fever, agitation, seizures, and auditory and visual hallucinations. Benzodiazepines are given for their treatment. Deaddiction programs at home or centers can reverse the situation.

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