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Around 6 months ago I noticed I would feel very strange after drinking. The symptoms are difficult to describe but I'll try.
It mainly centres around suddenly feeling disorientated and I'm not quite with it despite still being able to interact with people. My legs feel heavier and closer to the ground and my visual perception is strange i;e my hands look far away.
This got more and more intense so that I quit drinking outright for 8-10 weeks during which I believe I suffered from general anxiety and an anxiety that I was seriously unwell.
After being tested for everything under the sun and nothing coming up I accepted that nothing was wrong. I went to a party and had two drinks, got a bit tipsy and was fine the next day in fact I felt better than I had in ages because I had been able to relax and be me with my friends. I felt comfortable drinking socially and so resumed drinking most weekends.
Today at my pub when I turned up for work, out of the blue, the same strange symptoms reappeared!
Has anyone else had this? Is it a physical illness made worse by alcohol or is it a mental thing?
I don't really want to give up alcohol socially but I will if necessary.
Please help. It's driving me mad. I just want to be ok.
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