Moderate withdrawal symptoms of alcohol include restlessness, insomnia, lack of appetite and difficulty with cognitive functions. But if you are a hard drinker, expect severe and intense withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and possible seizures or hallucinations. What else affects withdrawal symptoms of alcohol? Learn here.
Yes, alcohol withdrawal can be fatal, especially for severe cases of alcohol dependence. But most serious problems that can kill you during alcohol withdrawal are preventable and can be managed. More here.
What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.
Every state has different laws for DUI and DWI convinctions. And the DUI assessment questions are different, too. Common features of DUI assessments here.
You should not stop drinking cold turkey if you expect alcohol withdrawal. Alcohol withdrawal requires medical management. We review specific risks of complications during cold turkey withdrawal from alcohol here.
Naltrexone, Acamprosate, and Disulfiram are all FDA approved medications to help you stop drinking. More on medications for alcohol use disorder here.
Can lemons cure a hangover? Yes, lemon juice MIGHT help hangovers. We review this folk remedy for alcohol hangovers, how lemon juice works in the body, plus a few lemon juice recipes here.
Drinking to cure a hangover works by preventing metabolism of methanol and increasing blood sugar levels. But the hair of the dog may also be a sign of alcohol dependence. Does that mean that you’re an alcoholic? More here.
What can you do to stop drinking? 3 tips on self help for alcohol problems here.
Recent discoveries in cognitive neuroscience reinforce the “disease” model of addiction. We review the major tenants and scientific theories of the brain science behind addiction from David Linden’s new book, “The Compass of Pleasure” here.