We ANSWER some of the most common QUESTIONS that our readers ask about benzodiazepine withdrawal.
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Benzos are responsible for a range of psychological, cognitive and emotional problems. What are the behavioral and spiritual implications of benzodiazepines? Find out here.
Dependence and withdrawal from benzodiazepines can be a living hell. More on the growing epidemic and problems behind benzo use here, with a place for you to share your own personal story at the end.
The Huffington Post recently published one view on benzos and benzo withdrawal. Here’s a patient’s account of the reality of the situation and a plan for what needs to happen to prevent future suffering.
In this exclusive Q&A, we speak to Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Ph.D. about benzodiazepine medication(s) withdrawal. What kinds of protocols are best practice? Why do we get hooked in the first place? More here.
When and how does cognitive function improve after benzo detox? We explore a new study that combines data taken at six (6) months after acute withdrawal from benzodiazepines. More here.
Both alcohol and lorazepam are central nervous system depressants. Mixing lorazepam with alcohol can increase risk of overdose, alcohol poisoning or death. More here on the safety issues involving drinking while taking lorazepam.