Sleeping Problem

I used to take alcohol regularly and after I was detected with high blood sugar I left taking alcohol and since a month regularly I while falling asleep I get body twitches and I feel like missing a few breathes and gets a whole body jolt. I have been told that it is because of alcohol withdrawal . What can it be ?
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Sharath Kumar K N
General Physician Mandya
Hello, congrats, it is good you left alcohol. And yes,, difficulty in sleeping, tremors, weakness all could occur when you are in withdrawal from alcohol. Don't worry it can be managed with simple medical attention. You need to take vitamin thiamine supplements. Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, drink plenty of water, don't do smoking or drinking again. You may need to take sedatives for few 2 or 3 days, please consult a general physician for prescription.
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