Alcohol Withdrawal: Poor Concentration, Impaired Memory

Alcohol withdrawal has multiple signs and symptoms. This blog has written about a number of signs and symptoms, including: anxiety, tremors or shakes, appetite disturbance, and sleep disturbances.  Another symptom may be poor concentration and/or impaired memory. Poor concentration and impaired memory may be signs of an Alcohol Use Disorder. Poor concentration and impaired memory …

Alcohol Withdrawal: Sleep Disturbances

Sleep Disturbances Alcohol withdrawal has multiple signs and symptoms.  Recent posts on this blog have looked at tremors or shakes, appetite disturbance, anxiety and nose bleeds.  Another key symptom is trouble sleeping. Sleep disturbances include intense dreaming and nightmares. The withdrawal of Alcohol can cause symptoms that negatively effect sleep. Alcohol withdrawal causes neurological excitation and …

Alcohol and Anxiety

Alcohol Related Anxiety Alcohol and Anxiety are closely linked. We have all heard the line “I need a drink”. This line is often used by people who are high strung, who might have had a bad day, and they need something to relax themselves. Alcohol is an anti-anxiety agent. A very effective anti-anxiety agent.  For …

Alcohol Withdrawal: Shakes

Alcohol Shakes A classic sign or symptom of Alcohol Withdrawal is the alcohol shakes. Alcohol shakes can occur a number of hours after the last drink of alcohol. Members of the healthcare profession refer to the shakes as tremors. Alcohol Shakes or tremors can be a mild to moderate sign of alcohol withdrawal or can …