Alcohol withdrawal causes excessive tremors, sweating, nausea, confusion, and dehydration. It can also escalate into DTs, serious withdrawal symptoms that can include seizures, paranoia, and hallucinations.
The duration of alcohol tremors can vary depending on each person and their drinking habits. Oftentimes they will go away within 72 hours, but in severe cases may last for up to 10 days after the last drink.
Alcohol affects levels of the neurotransmitter GABA in the brain, which regulates fine motor control. When you drink, you disrupt normal levels of GABA, and while the brain tries to get back to normal, it sends out sudden signals that cause tremors in your...
Alcohol changes how the brain works, and after a long period of drinking, the brain has trouble functioning without it. This causes alcohol shakes when people who drink often go too long without alcohol.