Withdrawal Symptoms are actually quite indicative of their name and it is a term used for defining the symptoms that occur when an individual stops having alcohol or a particular drug. This mostly occurs in cases of substance abuse. Since your body craves for these elements, it causes vomiting, nausea, throwing up, lack of appetite, no control over their social and emotional behavior and also organ failure.
HOW IS WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS DIAGNOSED?
The results of the medical history and physical exam will help your doctor decide if you have alcohol withdrawal syndrome and, if so, its severity.
HOW IS WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS TREATED?
Withdrawal Symptoms are usually treated at home with the help of another person. Over-the-counter drugs are available to treat Withdrawal Symptoms. Antihistamines like Benadryl are can help combat Withdrawal Symptoms. Alternative treatments like acupuncture and herbal medicines are used to treat Withdrawal Symptoms
DID YOU KNOW?
There is a very high rate or chance of relapse with such patients undergoing Withdrawal Symptoms and thus post-recovery treatment is mandatory in the long run.