What Causes Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms?

Symptoms Can Range from Mild to Life-Threatening

When heavy or frequent drinkers suddenly decide to quit "cold turkey" they will experience some physical withdrawal symptoms -- which can range from the mildly annoying to severe and even life-threatening.

The severity of these withdrawal symptoms is usually dependent upon how "chemically dependent" the chronic drinker has become. Those who drink heavily on a daily basis of course have developed a high level of dependency, but even those who drink daily, but not heavily and those who drink heavily but not daily, can also be chemically dependent upon alcohol.

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When someone who has become "alcohol dependent" decides to stop drinking, he will experience some level of physical discomfort. For this reason, it is extremely difficult for him to merely stop drinking "on their own" without assistance and support.

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This is very important information. Sometimes, we are not aware of our health condition, therefore it is better to address a medical person. Thank you for this article.