18 Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms, Quit Alcohol Addiction & Treatment Strategies

8) Insomnia and Nightmares

Insomnia and Nightmares

Patients with alcohol withdrawal syndrome usually have problems sleeping. The brain is alert and doesn’t have alcohol to calm down. Thus, it remains so even during the night and causes insomnia. Combined with anxiety, these patients may have difficulty sleeping and horrible experiences when they try to stay in bed for long hours. When they finally get some sleep, nightmares are recurrent and very common.

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