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With Benzos, Withdrawing Is Difficult

With Benzos, Withdrawing Is Difficult The benzodiazepines, or benzos, have been prescribed since 1960 (with Valium). They are a class of psychiatric drugs with hypnotic, sedative, anti-anxiety, euphoric, anti-convulsant, and muscle-relaxant properties. Today, benzos are the largest class of psychiatric drugs prescribed with over 83 million prescriptions in 2009. For all their properties to lower…

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Difference Between MDMA and Mephedrone

MDMA (ecstasy, molly) and mephedrone are two illegal/illicit substances that act as stimulants in the human body. What is the difference between MDMA and mephedrone? Some recreational drug users/abusers treat these two substances as equivalent and interchangeable. However, according to the results of a study review published in March 2014 in the British Journal of…

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Getting Past the Benzo Withdrawal Timeline

No one wants to be blindsided by what occurs during the benzo withdrawal timeline, they want to know what’s to come. This helps them prepare to commit to the recovery process. Besides, connecting to the right benzo addiction treatment center in Lantana, FL can help make the benzo withdrawal process more tolerable. Lucida Treatment Center is…

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Anxiety and Depression: How Addiction and Mental Health Are Linked

Depression and anxiety are two of the most common and most debilitating types of mental health disorders in the U.S. Many people do not get the professional help they need for these conditions, often leading them to seek out relief from substances like drugs and alcohol. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that 43…