Addiction Withdrawal

Withdrawal occurs when patients develop a dependence to a drug or substance that manifest into physiological and physical symptoms. Usually symptoms occur when the drug or substance is discontinued.

Symptoms include:

  • Anxiety/Panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Poor memory or concentration
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Twitches, tremors, shakes

Some more serious symptoms include:

  • Grand mal seizures
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Hallucinations
  • Delirium tremens

Seeking addiction treatment can greatly reduce withdrawal symptoms and shorten the time in withdrawal.

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