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Re: Lorazepam actually causes anxiety in the aftermath undopaminergic

Posted by jay2112 on October 19, 2020, at 23:02:35

In reply to Re: Lorazepam actually causes anxiety in the aftermath, posted by undopaminergic on October 18, 2020, at 3:30:40

> > > So I had been anxiety free for months until I took Lorazepam again a couple of times. No changes to meds, supplements or nutrition.
> >
> > Yes, it does..absolutely. People don't realize benzo's can cause akathisia (inner-restlessness...that manifests as horrible anxiety.)
> >
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> I was given clonazepam to *mitigate* akathisia (or, alternatively, restless legs). I'm not sure it helped or not.
>
> -undopaminergic
>

Yes, I know...it is so strange, but I think Andrew Sololoman wrote about this 'paradoxical' effect. I have experienced it, too, over 30 years on benzo's.


I was brought up to believe..
Belief that's failed me now
As Life goes from bad to worse
No philosophy consoles me
In a clockwork universe..........
~Neil Peart (1952-2020)


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