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What are the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

Howard J. Shaffer, PhD
Addiction Medicine
Common withdrawal symptoms for alcohol abuse include shaking, sweating, fatigue and slowed thinking, increased heart rate and blood pressure, flushing, muscle tension and headache, nausea or vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. People often feel anxious and restless, as well.

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