The term Withdrawal Symptoms is used for defining the symptoms that occur when an individual stops having alcohol or a particular drug, especially in cases of substance abuse. In such cases, the body craves for these leading to vomiting, nausea, throwing up, lack of appetite, no control over their social and emotional behavior and also organ failure.
HOW IS WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS DIAGNOSED?
A general physician would observe these symptoms and also conduct scans, blood and urine tests to check for the same.
HOW IS WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS TREATED?
The treatment of these Withdrawal Symptoms include rehabilitation, especially inpatient treatment is suggested. Detoxification techniques to flush out toxins are done along with use of nutritional supplements. Symptoms are treated as they arrive. Counseling is also given to these patients for coping with the Withdrawal Symptoms.
DID YOU KNOW?
Teens are increasingly engaging in prescription drug abuse, particularly narcotics (which are prescribed to relieve severe pain), and stimulant medications, which treat conditions like attention-deficit disorder and narcolepsy.