when do withdrawl symptoms begin?
can begin a few hours after a person stops ingesting substances that break down quickly in the body, such as alcohol or heroin. The more intense symptoms usually end within a few days to a few weks. However, some symtpoms like seizures, may develop several weeks after a person stops taking high doses of substances that take a long time to leave the body completely, like some anti-anxiety meds. Subtle physiological signs of withdrawal, such as problems with attention, perception, or motor skills, may b present for many weeks or months