Alcohol Withdrawal - A Serious Health Concern

The physical symptoms of alcohol withdrawal pose a serious health concern. A seemingly mild case of shaking, anxiety and headaches can turn into dangerous seizures, depending on the level of chemical dependency. For this and many other reasons, a qualified health practitioner should always monitor alcoholism withdrawal and treatment.

A recent study on the search frequencies of the phrase “alcohol withdrawal” uncovers some disturbing statistics. The term “alcohol withdrawal” was searched over 42,000 times in just a one-year period. This translates into 115 inquiries per day. Are all these people getting the medical attention they need?

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms - Access to Information

This innovative alcohol addictions research also shows that the tendencies of search patterns for the term “alcohol withdrawal” are often related to “alcohol withdrawal symptoms”. The exception is “alcoholism withdrawal” at nearly 27,000 annual searches.

After “alcoholism withdrawal”, “alcohol withdrawal symptoms” is most prevalent, at 10,899 occurrences per year, followed by “symptoms of alcohol withdrawal” (3,521) and “alcohol withdrawal treatment” (3,383). The trends for the remaining top 30 phrases are less pronounced, with a variety of terms being typed in search engines.

Alcohol Withdrawal - Prevalent Search Topics - Graph 1

(Continued on Graph 3 at the bottom of this page)

Top 30 two and three word combinations



  estimated searches/year across all search engines     
 0  44,000
alcohol withdrawal    42330
alcoholism withdrawal    26943
alcohol withdrawal symptoms    10899
symptoms of alcohol    3552
symptoms of alcohol withdrawal    3521
alcohol withdrawal treatment    3383
description of alcohol    1836
alcohol withdrawal syndrome    1298
withdrawal from alcohol    937
alcohol withdrawal medication    642
alcoholism withdrawal symptoms    464
homeopathy alcohol withdrawal    402
alcoholic withdrawal    387
anxiety and alcohol withdrawal    328
anxiety and alcohol    328
alcohol withdrawal symtoms    278
treatment alcohol withdrawal    268
treatment alcohol    268
homeopathy alcohol withdrawal seizure    256
alcohol withdrawal anxiety    164
alcoholism withdrawal symptom    146
signs of alcohol    146
signs of alcohol withdrawal    146
withdrawal alcohol    125
alcohol withdrawal remedies    110
duration of alcohol withdrawal    110
alcohol detoxification    110
withdrawal alcohol detoxification    110
alcohol withdrawal and detox    73
withdrawal symptoms alcohol    73
alcohol withdrawal and nightmares    73
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Research Shows Trends in Alcoholism Withdrawal Searches

While most inquiries seem to be general requests for alcoholism withdrawal information, some queries are more directed. Graph 2 plots the rate of occurrence of specific words. Many are expected - “alcohol”, over 43,000 times, “alcoholism”, nearly 27,000 times, and “symptoms”, 15,037.

Others reflect societal trends. For example, “medication”, at 642, is followed rather closely by “homeopathy”, which appears in the results 411 times. “Herbal” is just breaking onto the scene with 9 occurrences. With alternative treatment a growing movement, it will be interesting to track the use of herbal treatments into the future.

Alcohol Withdrawal - Prevalent Words and Concepts Study - Graph 2

Top 100 words used in alcohol withdrawal searches
(Top 1000 can be found at Top 100 alcohol withdrawal exact phrases and top 1,000 concepts/words - Graph 5)



  estimated searches/year across all search engines     
 0  45,000
alcohol    43601
alcoholism    26985
symptoms    15037
treatment    3656
description    1836
syndrome    1299
from    943
medication    642
anxiety    504
homeopathy    411
alcoholic    389
symtoms    315
seizure    265
drugs    192
used    186
duration    146
symptom    146
signs    146
detoxification    119
remedies    119
detox    80
education    73
nightmares    73
nursing    73
using    57
methadone    56
siezure    36
protocol    26
shaking    24
acute    23
ease    18
lungs    18
trazodone    15
supplements    15
xanax    15
addiction    14
remedy    13
anti    12
condition    12
danger    12
length    11
seizures    11
long    10
how    10
herbal    9
self    9
care    9
management    9
symptons    8
side    7
last    7
intoxication    6
tips    6
help    5
drug    4
vitamin    3
take    3
inpatient    3
authorities    3
medications    3
medical    3
stop    2
treating    2
chlordiazepoxide    2
alcoholics    2
valium    2
diabetic    2
pain    2
dts    2
developing    2
forums    2
top    1
concepts/words.    1
cocktail    1
cocaine    1
puget    1
propofol    1
carbamazepine    1
behavior    1
prophylaxis    1
sweat    1
post    1
cravings    1
angry    1
months    1
mood    1
va    1
nicotine    1
phrases    1
vs    1
100    1
ativan    1
symptoms/d    1
effexor    1
sober    1
easing    1
sound    1
explanation    1
guideline    1
heart    1
lithium    1
relieving    1
swings    1
cpg    1
symptomsl    1
depressed    1
deliriums    1
delirium    1
definition    1
1,000    1
crying    1
exact    1
restraints    1
0 45,000

Internet Addictions Research - Sponsored by A Montreal Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center

USDR, a prominent drug and alcohol rehab center near Montreal, Quebec, Canada is leading the way in sponsoring this type of ground-breaking internet addictions research. Whether it's a study into queries for alcohol withdrawal or xanax addiction, Clear Haven uses the results of in-depth internet investigations to track addiction trends, to further the advancement of addiction treatment programs, and to reach out to recovering alcoholics experiencing anxiety, shaking, or other symptoms of alcohol withdrawal.

Alcohol Withdrawal - Prevalent Search Topics, Continued - Graph 3

Top 31 - 107 two and three word combinations
(Top 30 are in Graph 1 above)



  estimated searches/year across all search engines     
 0  61
methadone withdrawal    56
homeopathy alcohol withdrawal siezure    36
alcoholism withdrawal symtoms    36
withdrawal symptoms of alcohol    30
alcohol withdrawal protocol    24
alcoholism shaking withdrawal    24
alcoholism shaking    24
acute alcohol withdrawal    22
alcohol withdrawal nursing education    18
alcohol withdrawal lungs    18
alcohol duration withdrawal    18
trazodone and alcohol withdrawal    15
trazodone and alcohol    15
alcohol withdrawal symptoms duration    12
alcohol addiction    12
length of alcohol withdrawal    10
alcohol withdrawal drugs    10
withdrawal drugs    10
management of alcohol withdrawal    9
detoxification and withdrawal    9
alcohol withdrawal self care    9
alcohol withdrawal herbal remedies    9
alcoholism alcohol withdrawal    8
alcohol withdrawal symptons    8
alcohol withdrawal seizures    6
alcohol intoxication    6
withdrawal symptoms from alcohol    5
help with alcohol    5
alcohol detox    5
alcohol detox withdrawal symptoms    5
seizures and alcohol withdrawal    5
alcohol withdrawal syndrome treatment    5
alcoholism and withdrawal    4
alcohol withdrawal duration    4
alcohol withdrawal drug    4
symptoms of alcoholism    4
xanax used    4
alcohol withdrawal remedy    4
withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism    4
alcohol withdrawal medications    3
xanax alcohol withdrawal    3
xanax alcohol    3
alcoholic withdrawal symptoms    2
xanax for alcohol withdrawal    2
alcohol and addiction    2
using xanax    2
xanax help    2
alcohol withdrawal dts    2
alcohol withdrawal detox sweat    1
alcohol withdrawal cravings    1
alcohol withdrawal and deliriums    1
alcohol methadone withdrawal    1
alcohol and cocaine    1
acute alcohol withdrawal propofol    1
xanax relieving alcohol withdrawal    1
alcohol withdrawal delirium    1
sober alcoholic    1
heart pain alcoholic withdrawal    1
effexor withdrawal alcohol    1
restraints and alcohol withdrawal    1
detox cocktail    1
crying from alcohol withdrawal    1
cocaine withdrawal    1
carbamazepine alcohol withdrawal    1
alcoholism symptoms behavior withdrawal    1
valium for alcohol withdrawal    1
alcoholism symptoms    1
valium in alcohol withdrawal    1
100 alcohol    1
alcoholics withdrawal    1
alcoholic withdrawal mood swings    1
alcoholic withdrawal forums    1
alcoholic withdrawal depressed angry    1
alcoholic withdrawal definition    1
alcoholic alcohol withdrawal    1
using xanax alcohol withdrawal    1
alcoholism symptoms behavior    1
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