Many people do not understand the kind of issues that comes associated with alcohol consumption on a regular basis and longer duration of time. Your entire system and body including brain becomes used to it. When someone stops it all of a sudden, both the physical and mental health of the person goes for a toss thereby causing further complication. It is important that one finds out what all withdrawal symptoms that come along with it and then go on to make a decision as to how to proceed about the whole thing.
Stages Of Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms
There are different stages of alcohol withdrawal symptoms and it could be from mild to severe based on the duration they have been taking alcohol. If it is for longer period of time then the impact would be more and if it is shorter then it could be mild. It also depends on person to person.
Stage One Of Alcohol Withdrawal
Mild Alcohol withdrawals would start at about 6 hours and as late as 24 hours after the last alcohol consumption. This would go on to intensify and then subside within 24 to 48 hours. Medications are provided that can help ease many of the early symptoms.
Stage 2 Of Alcohol Withdrawal
More intense and strong symptom would occur between 24 and 48 hours after the last drink. Adrenergic medications are usually used to treat elevated blood pressure and pulse rate. Some will provide for anti-seizure medications which can help with the depression, anxiety, and irritability.
Delirium Tremens (DTS) will start from 48 to 96 hours after the last alcohol consumption. One would experience a series of sensation like extreme itching, burning, rash, sensation of bugs crawling under skin and other such things. Antipsychotic medications will also be given to control thoughts and behaviours and hallucinations.