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benzodiazepines addiction

The prescription drugs known as Benzodiazepines include Valium, Klonopin, and Xanax. They are easy to find in medication cabinets because of their widespread legal uses. Benzodiazepine addiction begins with daily and minor illegal use and creates a habit in a brief time. Known as benzo’s or benzo, these pills require attention when withdrawing and can be dangerous if people do it cold turkey or without supervision. Many doctors legally prescribe Benzos for panic attacks, insomnia, anxiety, and stress disorders. When in drug or alcohol detox treatment, people take them to fight withdrawal symptoms too. The drugs known as Halcion, Ativan, and Halcion are fast-acting.

On the other hand, Valium, Librium, or Klonopin are slow or long-acting. These prescription drugs deliver a feeling of satiation, relaxation, or calmness. However, using these drugs competes with the natural secretion and sensitivity of sedating chemicals in the body. Therefore, in the long term, people may seek a chemical way to provide for the biological processes of the system through benzodiazepine addiction. Given the differences between benzos such as Xanax and Klonopin, the length and consumption amount have a particular effect. But the symptoms are pretty similar. Xanax and other fast-acting benzodiazepines can have a very significant effect on sedation. Withdrawal can take 6 to 8 hours after consumption. That’s why they are so addictive. Individuals experimenting with these benzos are looking to ‘take the edge off, usually of stress, anxiety, and problems with sleeping. Biological effects include intense sweating, increased blood pressure, and heart rate. Paradoxically, the withdrawal effects are an intensified form of what the user usually sought to relieve physically. Benzodiazepine addiction ends up causing  More anxiety and insomnia. La Jolla Recovery’s licensed addiction therapists know the physiological needs of withdrawal from benzodiazepines. We offer a non-judgmental space with the medical attention requirement at detox and prepare the patients for rehab.

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