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Alcohol Detox Timeline

ALCOHOL DETOX TIMELINE FACTORS THAT AFFECT HOW LONG ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL WILL LAST INCLUDE Daily alcohol intake Dependence on other drugs Existing or other medical issues Existing mental disorders 3 STAGES OF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL STAGE 1 OCCURS 8 HOURS AFTER LAST DRINK AND IS PRETTY MILD PERSON USUALLY EXPERIENCES Anxiety Depression Foggy Thinking Insomnia Mood Swings Heart Palpitations Fatigue Nausea Loss of appetite Tremors Abdominal pain and/or vomiting STAGE 2 AFTER 24-72 HOURS OF LAST DRINK AND IS MOST SEVERE PERSON USUALLY EXPERIENCES Increased blood Sweating pressure Body temperature & respiration fluctuations Irregular heart rate STAGE 3 5-7 DAYS AFTER FIRST DRINK AND IS MENTALLY DRAINING PERSON USUALLY EXPERIENCES Fever Hallucinations Seizures Severe confusion Agitation Heightened mood disturbances Mental confusion Irritability Delirium Tremens* *Delirium tremens (also known as "the DTs" or "alcohol withdrawal delirium") is one of the more extreme symptoms that can occur during alcohol withdrawal: Change in consciousness Fatal in 15% of cases and delirium occurs 3 BEYOND THE FIRST WEEK 9 out of 10 People are Physically Feeling MUCH Better All symptoms usually decrease within 5-7 DAYS SOME SIDE EFFECTS, PARTICULARLY THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ONES, MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL WEEKS. THESE INCLUDE Post Acute VWithdrawal Symptoms Anxiety Depression Hostility Decreased energy Decreased Reduced sexual Sleep disruption Tremors metabolism interest LONGTERM OUTLOOK In the months after treatment, patients may still experience Zz Sleep Disturbances Mood Low Energy Swings Levels THERE'S A SILVER LINING A COMPLETE RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE! The Road to Recovery Starts Here Contact us today GEORGIA DRUG DETOX SOURCES http://sunrisedetox.com/blog/2012/05/04/paws-post-acute-withdrawal-syndrome/ http://americanaddictioncenters.org/withdrawal-timelines-treatments/alcohol/

Alcohol Detox Timeline

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Describing alcohol detox for our body in a timeline explanation

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