During the first several days after you quit drinking, you may experience withdrawal symptoms. Over time, your body becomes dependent on your drinking frequency and patterns. However, when you abruptly stop drinking, your body requires time to figure out what chemicals it’s missing.
Alcohol withdrawal is highly variable depending on how much and for how long someone has been abusing alcohol. The more dependent on alcohol a person is, the more likely the person is to experience more severe withdrawal symptoms.
Many people are hesitant to quit drinking because of the thought of uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms. However, we are the specialists and we provide you with prescription medications to help relieve pain. By reducing withdrawal symptoms, you will be able to focus on getting better.
Alcohol withdrawal symptoms come in two stages. The first stage is the acute withdrawals than can last up to a week. The second stage is called (PAWS) post-acute withdrawal syndrome.