Stopped drinking last week, getting dizzy spells. Is this related?

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Hi all.

I've never been a big drinker, and for most of my 60 years I've drank only socially. Never at home alone. But for about the past five years, when I moved into my new bachelor apartment, I've been having a drink daily (6 days of 7 on average per week, nothing much, maybe 3 or 4 oz of wine with dinner. I found it was more habit than anything. I don't crave alcohol. I have a cabinet full of liquor and don't touch it, save for that daily small glass.

Last week I stopped, and I'm glad for it. I feel the habit pressing on me but not a physical craving, at all. But yesterday and today I got some mild dizzy spells; and I can't really find anything about it. I've read here and elsewhere about people who have been drinking A LOT and stop and get dizzy spells, and I can understand that. But a small glass?


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    Welcome Frank. Are you in the USA perhaps? Your body has withdrawals i think but i am not medically trained. Great that you stopped drinking. Others here will probably be in a better position to give you good advice. All the best to you Frank! Regards Robin

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