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... my anxiety, not the other way around. My doctor wants me to think about trying an anti anxiety med for a bit to see what happens with my bp. ... (4 replies)
... Hi all! I was just wondering if anyone who's in recovery from either drugs or alcohol find that stopping some of the non-addictive stuff is more of a pain to stop than the alcohol, pills or other stuff. I"ve found that with some meds that I've taken through the years for depression, anxiety, hives, etc. that the stopping/withdrawal was harder at times or more drawn out than... (10 replies)
... done for sleep...and to be honest with you, we used to think he was back on something. but hes tested negative for drugs..he sufferes from sleeping problems and anxiety and it helps him too.. ... (10 replies)

... Hi! You may want to ask you doctor about Buspar/ (generic-Buspirone HLC). Since I am in recovery and have a very healthy fear of readdiction, my doctor prescribed this for me a few years back for anxiety. I believe in higher doses it is usually prescribed as an antidepressant, but in low doses it really helped me with anxiety. I had no problem discontinuing when it was... (4 replies)
... You are treating your anxiety disorder with alcohol. ... (11 replies)
... Buspar is a totally NON ADDICTIVE med. for anxiety. ... (3 replies)
... Xanax is one of the most addictive benzodiazepines because it is considered a highly potent benzodiazepine, as well as a short acting one. ... (4 replies)
... Every addict has issues and reasons we turn to drugs once the pain is gone. Usually it's to escape some kind of mental, psychological, or emotiona pain. ... (58 replies)
Alcoholic Addict
Nov 28, 2003
... orrible ear condition and my resulting poor mental health. Once, I believed myself a "problem drinker". Now I know that I am an alcohlic addict. Anything that is addictive hooks me right away. ... (1 replies)
... addictive and they help pretty good with stress and anxiety. Lisa, I feel for you! The anxiety I have is starting to scare me a little. ... (6 replies)
... each time I try to drop off to sleep. It is extremely distressful and I can't get any sleep. I won't take anymore drugs to resolve this because it would just cover up what the problem is and wouldn't let my brain and body really heal. ... (9 replies)
... drug for schizophrenia well I don't need it for that I'm just using it to sleep and the reason is because it gets me to sleep and it's non addictive. Okay then yesterday my only real complaint to him was that I still just really don't have much interest in anything. ... (4 replies)
... I will try to keep it short. I have had a year clean off drugs and have been feeling great. Treatment was hard and the withdrawal was a killer. 7 weeks ago I got hit on my bike and hurt my neck. ... (17 replies)
... I had a friend who cold turkey'd xanax...against my advice. But she was abusing them for a couple of months. Bars morning noon and night. She took melatonin to calm her, rescue remedy (herbal stuff) and Omega 3 (its fish oils) this stuff is supposed to get your chemical levels back to where they are supposed to be. In a week she was fine. But the Omega 3 was recommended... (4 replies)
... Gosh, there are none that I know of. If I needed something to try and calm me down I would try meditation and prayer. If I still could not get my heartrate to slow down, I would make an appt w/ a contemporary med doctor, such as an internal med doc who specializes in addiction. A reg doc will not know if something is addicting or not. Goodluck and Im glad you asked about... (4 replies)
... Not that I know of.....tried everything here. Group therapy, yoga, exercise....anything but benzodiazepines. (4 replies)
... EP EATHIER!! she had to stop it, then she was able to sleep naturally again. Try Trazadone. I take it. It has no side effects, and its used for sleep. and its non addictive. ... (5 replies)
... addictive you could take for some energy! I've heard several people on this board speak of alternatives to drugs for boosting your energy. I pray that you'll get through this mess and your meds start working for you real soon. ... (7 replies)
... addictive drugs or therapy. I have talked to my doc when I felt that way before and he was very sincere and we both decided that the "why fix something that isn't broke? ... (6 replies)
... Hello, i was thinking on the subject of addiction and some of my opinions that maybe some of you wont or will agree with. First of all, some people have more addictive personalities than others do. Addictions can be all different types of drugs, legal and illegal, food, alcohol, sexual, even work. ... (5 replies)




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