Advertisement

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.

Continue Learning about Alcoholism

Helping a Friend Who’s Had Too Much
Helping a Friend Who’s Had Too Much
The Hangover series took in over $1.4 BILLION worldwide -- ‘cause apparently people love to view guys who drink too much too quickly and make horrible...
Read More
For women, what factors contribute to alcoholism or other substance abuse?
HealthyWomenHealthyWomen
For women, there are a number of factors that contribute to alcoholism or other substance abuse. Sin...
More Answers
10 Worst Cities for Alcohol Abuse
10 Worst Cities for Alcohol Abuse10 Worst Cities for Alcohol Abuse10 Worst Cities for Alcohol Abuse10 Worst Cities for Alcohol Abuse
Drinking too much alcohol can make your RealAge significantly older.
Start Slideshow
How the Naltrexone Implant Treatment Works
How the Naltrexone Implant Treatment Works

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.