Chapter I described what benzodiazepines do when they are in the body and.. Most digestive symptoms get better after withdrawal but in a few people they.
Such experiences probably represent a normal defensive reaction evolved as a protection against intolerable suffering. They may involve a primitive brain mechanism similar to the "freezing" of some animals when presented with an inescapable danger. Like other benzodiazepine withdrawal symptoms, these feelings resolve in time and should not be interpreted as abnormal or crazy.
Drug withdrawal reactions in general tend to consist of a mirror image of the drugs' initial effects. In the case of benzodiazepines, sudden cessation after chronic use may result in dreamless sleep being replaced by insomnia and nightmares; muscle relaxation by increased tension and muscle spasms; tranquillity by anxiety and panic; anticonvulsant effects by epileptic seizures.
I don't know what to do at my next appt. becuase he's gonna get the.. the withdrawal symptoms that had gotten better might come back or get.
Thanks, I appreciate the advice, I will try to message you over the weekend. I really really appreciate your offer to go through things with me.
I had set my sights on a year, and now I don't have anywhere to set my sites. Ironically, he eventually said that I was at such a high dose of xanax If it wasn't helping I needed to see a psychiatrist and it was psychiatrists who tapered me off so rapidly. Anyway, knowing that it might take longer than a year, and that the withdrawal symptoms that had gotten better might come back or get worse at times fills me with hopelessness.
At a year off I can l people that it does get better with time away from this drug and that acute withdrawal does not last forever. I would suggest to everyone to.
Months 11 to 12 was even better, going out was really more effortless, not thinking about it like I was much more spontaneous.
Eating regularly did help in keeping this at bay through out recovery. I joined the group at 1.5 months off and realized I was not alone in this. Over the next few months things improved but only slightly, still agoraphobic, and felt unstable. Sleep seemed to get back to normal at about 3 months off but still had all the other symptoms and felt foggy, tight cap and heaviness most of the day.
The windows started to get wider to where I dont think about withdrawal as much and felt more like me with some odd symptoms now and again through out the day or even go days with out symptoms all together.
Most of my withdrawal symptoms are Anyone have similar stories because of benzo withdrawal? Also thank you, I do hope I get better.
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As i said, time is the factor, you need to recharge the GABA in your brain. Not everyone experiences benzo hell, just the ones who use for a long time. Circle 6 is reserved for benzo amnesia. Circle 10, however, is the kicker. Mind you, theres no particular order to benzo hell, everyone experiences it differently, but those symptoms are characteristic. Benzo hell is a colloquialism used to describe the living hell one goes through over the process of 10 weeks after quitting CT after long term use/abuse.
It gets better: Speech Psych Drug Withdrawal Symptoms (Dysarthria). in Klonopin withdrawal, but can be present from any benzo withdrawal.
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These symptoms fluctuated during my taper, and were at their worst during my first two weeks after my last pill.
I continue to improve physically. My body really wants to get better and it's happening. I'm also starting to stretch a lot, yoga style and do tiny amounts of exercise. I actually sat for about an hour today while on the internet rather than lying down as I have had to for over a year. It's exciting. Sitting has been as difficult as standing, oddly enough, so I didn't sit at all for a year in order to use my "up" time to go to the bathroom or other necessary things on my feet.