Alcohol Withdrawal: How Long Does It Take?
For those suffering from alcohol withdrawal symptoms, a day can feel like an eternity. The good news is that, like intoxication itself, alcohol withdrawal syndrome is temporary. Here's what you should plan to expect during alcohol withdrawal and how long it might last.
Note: the severity of your symptoms—as well as the duration—will depend on the extent of your alcohol dependency.
Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline
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