We ANSWER some of the most common QUESTIONS that our readers ask about benzodiazepine withdrawal.
Benzodiazepine use is most prevalent among women (nearly twice as prevalent as men) and increases with age. What are some other demographic characteristics of benzo users? Discover in this infographic.
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.
Mixing anxiety meds with alcohol can increase risk of overdose, alcohol poisoning, or death. More here on the safety issues involving drinking while taking prescription medications.
Yes, Klonopin is addictive. What’s your risk of getting addicted? Find out here.
Benzodiazepines (Benzos) can stay in your system for weeks to months after last dose. Learn more about short and long acting benzos, their half lives and detection times here.