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7 Benzo Withdrawal FAQ: 6 Questions and Answers

Benzo Withdrawal FAQ: 6 Questions and Answers

May 13th, 2017

We ANSWER some of the most common QUESTIONS that our readers ask about benzodiazepine withdrawal.

1 The face of benzo addiction: Who uses benzodiazepines? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The face of benzo addiction: Who uses benzodiazepines? (INFOGRAPHIC)

February 8th, 2017

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.

43 Have benzos ruined your life? You are not alone...

Have benzos ruined your life? You are not alone…

January 24th, 2016

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.

175 What your doctors won't tell you about benzo withdrawal

What your doctors won’t tell you about benzo withdrawal

July 7th, 2015

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.

64 Getting through benzodiazepine withdrawal: INTERVIEW with Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Psy.D.

Getting through benzodiazepine withdrawal: INTERVIEW with Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Psy.D.

May 20th, 2015

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.

16 Detox from benzopdiazepines

Detox from benzopdiazepines

April 19th, 2015

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.

29 Mixing anxiety medications with alcohol

Mixing anxiety medications with alcohol

October 6th, 2012

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.

7 Can you get addicted to klonopin?

Can you get addicted to klonopin?

February 27th, 2012

Yes, Klonopin is addictive. What’s your risk of getting addicted? Find out here.

50 How long do benzos stay in your system?

How long do benzos stay in your system?

November 14th, 2011

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.

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