Stopping Drinking Without Having A DetoxI'm an alcoholic and have recently stopped drinking without a detox. It was 3 days ago since my last drink. I have had really bad withdrawal - shakes, sweats, vomiting, rapid heart etc, but feel much better today. I've been reading up on the internet about stopping suddenly without a detox and have now got really worried coz of all the talk of how bad it is to do this, you could have permanent brain damage, etc.
Is this just scaremongering or is it true. And if it's true, does it make any difference to me as I had my last drink 3 days ago so the alcohol will be out of my system anyway?
I'd be grateful for any advice anyone has
suzabunny 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 Aug 12, 2012