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Causes

Information about the causes of lorazepam addiction.


 

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 […]

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 […]

Depending on Lorazepam to Solve Your Problems

Lorazepam is a drug commonly prescribed to treat anxiety by slowing brain activity to help people achieve a more relaxed state of mind. It also is used for patients suffering from insomnia and seizures. Recreational drug users also use lorazepam for the hypnotic and relaxed state that can result. Many addicts seek this feeling to […]

When Using Lorazepam Becomes a Habit

Lorazepam is a prescription benzodiazepine commonly used to treat anxiety disorders. Because it is a prescription drug that has to be issued and regulated by a medical professional, many users forget that it can also become habit forming if usage is not carefully monitored. How Lorazepam Addiction Develops Lorazepam works to level out different chemicals […]

Lorazepam Tolerance and Abuse

Lorazepam, more commonly known by the brand name Ativan, is a central nervous system depressant prescribed to patients suffering from such issues as the following: Anxiety Insomnia Seizures Irritable bowel syndrome Muscle spasms The drug is classified as a benzodiazepine, and it works by altering chemicals in the brain. Lorazepam provides feelings of relaxation, sedation, […]

Isolation and Lorazepam Abuse

Lorazepam is a drug commonly marketed under the brand name Ativan. It is a high potency benzodiazepine drug that has the following five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: Anxiolytic Amnesic Sedative/hypnotic Anticonvulsant Muscle relaxant It is used for short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia and acute seizures and for sedation of hospitalized patients and aggressive patients. Correlation between […]

When Does Lorazepam Use Become an Abuse Problem?

Lorazepam is prescribed to treat anxiety, insomnia and panic attacks. It is classified as a benzodiazepine which depresses the central nervous system by slowing down brain activity. What Is Lorazepam Abuse? Drug abuse is the misuse, overuse or illegal use of a prescription or over-the-counter drug. The following scenarios are examples of drug abuse: Using […]

4 Causes of Lorazepam Addiction

There is hope for those addicted to lorazepam, but only if they are willing to take an honest look at what led them to addiction in the first place. What causes addiction in a person’s life? The specific events and issues are no doubt as unique as the person is, and fortunately treatment can be […]

The Progression of Lorazepam Addiction

An addiction can manifest itself in a variety of ways, and can affect different users in totally different ways. Lorazepam is a drug usually prescribed to treat anxiety disorders that is powerful and easy to become addicted to. Users may begin abusing the drug recreationally, or might begin taking larger doses when they build a […]

Lorazepam Abuse Problem

Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine drug prescribed to treat anxiety. Lorazepam is removed from the blood more rapidly than many other benzodiazepines, which reduces the chance for the drug to reach high levels and become toxic. For medicinal purposes, lorazepam is available as tablets, a solution for injection, or as a skin patch. Benzodiazepines have a […]