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Lorazepam Addiction

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When Help Becomes Harm for Celebrities and Lorazepam

By Cindy Coloma Behind the red carpet poses, the confident interviews and the crafted performances, many celebrities have a hidden secret of prescription drug use to combat debilitating anxiety. Lorazepam is one drug often used to ease symptoms of performance anxiety. However, if used incorrectly, the results can be deadly. In May 2017, rock musician […]

The Different Challenges of Quitting Alcohol Versus Drugs

People can generalize about recovery and the differences between alcohol and drug abuse, but, when it comes to finding long-term health, sobriety and wellness, no single experience or path makes it easier to get and stay clean. In other words, every recovering addict must find sobriety for herself, a task you can achieve with personalized […]

Four Steps to Take after Recovering from an Overdose

An overdose can be a sign to evaluate your drug use and begin to take action. An overdose is not something to hide or bury under continued drug use. If you have experienced an lorazepam overdose, you are not alone. The Centers for Disease Control shares, “In 2013, of the 43,982 drug overdose deaths in […]

Mood Chemicals and Their Effect on the Brain

Mood chemicals regulate much of what we do and how we think. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) explains that these chemicals are some of the many neurotransmitters present in our brain and nervous system. It defines a neurotransmitter as, “A chemical produced by neurons that carries messages to other neurons,” or in other […]

Am I Limited to a Specific Type of Job After Rehab?

Some people worry that going through rehab could limit their employment options because of lingering social stigmas surrounding drug and alcohol addiction. Thanks to federal anti-discrimination laws, they need not fear. Individuals who have sought or are currently undergoing treatment for lorazepam abuse are protected against unfair treatment. Moreover, even though addiction may have been […]

Prescription Drug Abuse in Adults with Misdiagnosed ADHD

As awareness about adult ADHD grows, so does the potential for misdiagnosis. When people take stimulant drugs without needing them, the danger of becoming dependent on sedatives like lorazepam may grow as well. Attention and Impulsivity Problems and Misdiagnosis Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), sometimes known as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), describes a spectrum of […]

How Often Do People Return to Rehab after Relapse?

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that 22.2 million people age 12 or older had a substance abuse problem in 2012, and approximately four million received treatment. Moreover the Addiction journal noted in 2006, that the short-term abstinence rate for alcoholics is 43% for those who receive treatment and 21% for […]

Does Drug Use Vary Based on the Time of Year?

Like most people addicted individuals experience emotional highs and lows throughout the year. The best way to keep your sobriety steady is to understand how you are affected by events and seasons. Anticipating recovery hurdles is key. Otherwise triggers can catch you off guard and lead you more deeply into addiction or even relapse. How […]

Potential High-Dose Risks of Lorazepam

Lorazepam is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the country, for many people battle anxiety and panic attacks every single day. The main purpose of the use of this drug is to alleviate anxiety by calming the brain and its abnormal functions. Lorazepam is considered one of the most dangerous drugs since it […]

How Has Lorazepam Addiction Touched Your Life?

No one who comes into contact with a lorazepam user can remain unaffected. A family member of a lorazepam addict may experience some of the following ill effects that use of the drug can produce: The addict will be depressed or have unpredictable moods, making him unpleasant to live with The addict may steal from […]