Delirium Tremens & Alcohol Withdrawal

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"Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances worldwide. Alcohol abuse can have negative effects on a person’s physical and mental health, occupation, education, finances, and social welfare. One of the most serious health complications associated with long-term alcohol abuse and alcoholism is that of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) and delirium tremens (DTs). When someone who is physically dependent on alcohol suddenly quits or reduces use, withdrawal symptoms will emerge, which can range from anxiety and nausea, to more extreme symptoms, such as hallucinations and seizures, which can be fatal. Delirium tremens is a severe form of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. If you are considering quitting alcohol, then you should do so safely under professional guidance..."