Sometimes people who have prescriptions misuse their medications, as well. Taking too much and running out of the prescription, being overly focused on when you can take the next one and feeling you can’t live without it might also be signs of a problem. Doctors may prescribe a benzodiazepine for the following legitimate medical conditions: Benzodiazepines act on the central nervous system, produce sedation and muscle … Continue reading Benzodiazepine Abuse: A Lethal Addiction that Always Takes you to Dark Places
Over 5 million people take alprazolam (Xanax) for anxiety. If a doctor does not renew alprazolam prescriptions he can trigger some very nasty symtoms! A caller to our syndicated radio show complained about Xanax withdrawal decades ago. She wanted to stop taking this anti-anxiety agent. When she discontinued the drug, though, she felt awful. She did not want to renew alprazolam prescriptions, but her anxiety returned with … Continue reading Withdrawal Results from Refusal to Renew Alprazolam
In a recent paper, researchers say that a class of drugs called benzodiazepines that can help treat anxiety and insomnia may lead to dangerous addiction. The research was conducted by a team at Yale University. Anxiety as a medical condition has plagued human beings for centuries. Previous research has shown that benzodiazepines could help treat anxiety that previously didn’t respond to any other treatments and … Continue reading Popular Sleep & Anxiety Drug Causes Addiction
We’ve compiled the following list of addiction statistics from several verified sources to help educate you. Addiction is a big problem throughout the world, with a lot of people battling various forms of the disease. Because of addiction’s prevalence in the world today, it has become necessary to know the various forms this problem takes and the effects these substances have on us. When measuring addiction, it’s … Continue reading Staggering! As We Come to the Close of 2019, Here are 42 Mind Blowing Facts about Addiction
In the news, it’s all too common to encounter a story of a horrific crime that leaves you wondering how someone could ever commit such an act. Many times, it turns out the perpetrator was taking psychiatric drugs – a trend that is especially common among mass shooters. Why are so many people taking psychiatric drugs these days, and are we becoming a drugged-up nation? … Continue reading DRUGGED-UP & DUMBED-DOWN – The Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs
Safeguard & Dispose of Your Medications Step 1: Monitor How aware are you of the quantities of prescription medication that are currently in your home? Would you know if some of your pills were missing? From this day forward, make sure you can honestly answer yes. Start by taking note of how many pills are in each of your prescription bottles or pill packets, and … Continue reading Bulletproof Your Loved Ones Against Opioids & Other Addictive Meds
The commons thread, as far as thoughts, in ALL people who are in addiction or have depression, include the following. Not everyone asks or thinks the same statements; however, most of these are included in the minds of a substance user or a depressed person. A depressed or anxious person is the next one to become addicted. Why am I even here; my life is … Continue reading The Questions & Inner Dialogue that People Use that Drives them into DANGEROUS Opioids, Antidepressants, Benzos, Hypnotics (Sleeping Pills), Stimulants and Weed (for recreational purposes)
NEVER Blindly Trust Your Doctor. Be 99% Of Your Own Medical Care By Working Together As A Team Where YOU Do Your Due Diligence And Research, Research, Research! ~ NationalAddictionNews Story at-a-glance Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Opioids are responsible for nearly two-thirds of these deaths, but benzodiazepine (“benzos”) overdoses are also on the rise … Continue reading This Common Drug Combo Raises Your Risk of Lethal Overdose Fivefold
Americans continue to mourn the dozens of people who were killed and hundreds wounded by a crazed lunatic in Las Vegas on Sunday, and as is usually the case when guns are involved in a mass murder incident, the usual suspects are once more calling for gun bans. “Nowhere but America do horrific large-scale mass shootings happen with this degree of regularity,” said U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, … Continue reading WHY ISN’T THERE A BAN ON BIG PHARMA, WHEN OPIOIDS ARE KILLING SIGNIFICANTLY FAR MORE PEOPLE THAN GUNS ARE????????
Dr Peter Breggin, MD (Psychiatrist) By Peter Breggin, MD February 26, 2018 In late September 2016, a few days after Nikolas Cruz turned 18 and became old enough to buy a gun, the Department of Children and Families sent one or more investigators to Cruz’s home. The Department had been alerted by posts on Snapchat where the young man talked crazily about cutting himself and asked … Continue reading Psychiatrist Says: More Psychiatry Means More Shootings
Most all of what I write is most unpleasant and most people would rather shut their eyes to it. My purpose in reporting to you is to spare your health and save your life. Prescribing dangerous addictive drugs is a financial decision for doctors. Some doctors attract patients by giving prescriptions for addictive drugs in order to convert those patients into addicts. You read and … Continue reading Addictive Drugs – A Financial Decision for Doctors?
About 1.6 million Americans could die from drugs, alcohol and suicide in the next decade, according to a comprehensive new report out Tuesday. The figure is a 60 percent increase over the past decade, according to the report, which was released by the Trust for America’s Health and the Well Being Trust. The authors of the study say the projections could be conservative as the opioid epidemic continues to wreak … Continue reading Report: Deaths From Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide Could Increase by 60 Percent in Next Decade
What are Benzodiazepines? For those of you who are unaware of what Benzodiazepines are and may even be unaware that you’re taking them, here are a few names you may be familiar with. These are, by no means, a complete list as there are many brands and generics. These are just a few common ones: alprazolam (Xanax, Xanax XR) clobazam (Onfi) clonazepam (Klonopin) clorazepate (Tranxene) chlordiazepoxide … Continue reading Benzodiazepine Abuse Causes, Statistics, Addiction Signs, Symptoms & Side Effects
You just may not know you’re addicted when your drug dealer is your doctor. When you’re sick or have suffered from a serious injury, the first few days after a visit to the doctor you rely heavily on the prescribed drug to ease the pain and get you through the day. However, you may reach a point where you feel compelled to continue taking the prescription … Continue reading Are You an Addict? Signs of a Prescription Drug Addiction
In the midst of the ongoing and seemingly never ending healthcare debate, Senator Mike Lee of Utah and Senator Ted Cruz of Texas have proposed an amendment that, in addition to providing states with an extra $70 billion to help stabilize their markets, sets aside an additional $45 billion to fight the opioid epidemic. Of course, the debate over the growing opioid epidemic and the … Continue reading New healthcare bill uses $45 billion in taxpayer money to fight the opioid epidemic caused by wealthy pharmaceutical corporations
Having been a nurse for over 27 years, I saw a lot. Some of it was beautiful when people got better; however, most never did. Too many with diseases could only be managed, while others died prematurely. Those that died prematurely were mostly victims of negligence, polypharmacy, unnecessary invasive testing, and unnecessary surgery. After you’re in the field a while, you either become immune to … Continue reading WHY DO I SPEAK OUT AGAINST DOCTORS AND MEDICAL CARE?
Today, I want to show you how accepting those dangerous prescriptions from your doctor is causing you to be equal to a heroin/cocaine abuser. Once you know that your doctor is giving you dangerous medications, it is up to you to make a change in your life or suffer torment, withdrawal, organ failure, seizures, stroke, heart attack and an early death. We all know that … Continue reading Heroin & Cocaine VS Rx Drugs From Your Doctor. Same or Different?
By Gary G. Kohls, MD, guest to Natural Blaze I recently had a dialogue with a person who had emailed me about a friend of hers who had been mis-treated for years by drug-prescribing psychiatrists. The psychiatrists – and their alarming and illogical drugging – had made him worse and worse and eventually totally disabled over the years. Because of the high probability that the … Continue reading One Of The Many Victims Of America’s Psychiatric And Psychopharmaceutical Industries
Dereck Merrill was severely injured by a drug overdose. Some doctors suggested it was time to pull the plug, but his family saw something. Kim Muncy’s 25-year-old son lay on an emergency room table, unresponsive and unconscious. A drug addict who had overdosed on opiates and benzodiazepines, Dereck Merrill was not likely to make it out of a vegetative state. If he lived at all. … Continue reading Dereck Merrill survives drug overdose, vegetative state
Psychiatry’s Darkest Aspects In The Big PharMonopoly A question: Why has there been such a dramatic rise in mental disease and invariably increased prescribed psychiatric drug use in recent years? Could it simply be because more people are getting mentally disabled? Or could it be due to a number of other dark and sinister aspects at work related to psychiatry’s connection to Big Pharma’s profit … Continue reading American Psychiatrist leon Eisenber, the “Scientific Father of ADHD” Admitted on his Death Bed that “ADHD is a Fictitious Disease”.
This post is brief and to the point today. It’s all said in the poster I made today. Please take it to heart. VictoryRetreatMontana.com IatrogenicAddiction.com Continue reading Do NOT Trust any Doctor!!!
Celebrity drug overdoses frequently shine the spotlight on the lethal danger of narcotic use and addictions in the entertainment industry. However, the problem spans across all age, gender, social, and economic groups every day. A person usually begins taking a narcotic during the treatment of a legitimate medical problem that needs more than an aspirin to kill the pain. These drugs are highly effective. They … Continue reading Are Painkillers the ‘Respectable’ Addiction, or is There No Such Thing?
Insufflation – better known as snorting – causes drugs to enter your bloodstream quickly, giving you a more intense and faster high. People with chronic pain or those who have a painkiller addiction, seek a way to chase the high they once had. As you may know, the euphoria leaves after a short while, which leaves your body with a desperate need for that high again. … Continue reading Snorting Your Prescription Painkillers
by Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Psy.D. Benzo Awareness Is Coming Of Age Alexander Zaitchik shoved the dangers of benzodiazepine into the spotlight with his edgy article “Is It Bedtime For Benzos?” re-published by the Huffington Post, June 25, 2015. I’m over the moon that benzo awareness is coming of age. But the whole benzo story needs to be told, not just the bullet points and interviews … Continue reading Benzos Are LETHAL & Withdrawal is Worse then ANY Other Drug!
Victory Retreat Montana – VictoryRetreatMontana.com – has just formed a new organization for all those affected in any way by Rx Drug Addiction… victims and loved ones. We have appropriately named it, NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR Rx DRUG ADDICTION SURVIVORS. Please visit and ‘like’ our revised Facebook Page for support of those who never asked for an addiction, but suffered the ultimate betrayal at the hands of … Continue reading National Alliance for Rx Drug Addiction Survivors
It has been a busy month, in general, for top health officials. Last week was a busy one for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as the nation’s health watchdog began taking serious action to combat the rising opioid crisis. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) calls the growing number of drug overdose deaths an epidemic. Since the year 2000, the rate of deaths from … Continue reading Government takes action as survey reveals 99% of doctors overprescribe opioids
Why come to ToGiveYouHope.com for Online Help with your Rx Drug Addiction? Affordability: We will work with you for a donation of any size whatsoever. No one should ever have to die from an addiction simply because they can’t pay! Our only reason for any donation at all is Accountability; we have found that if you don’t pay something, whether it be a product or … Continue reading Why do you need HELP NOW for your Rx Drug Addiction?
If you are taking Benzos for more than 3 days, you are headed down a very dark, dismal, and lonely road to suffering and death. Benzos will bite back after a while. They will either do the opposite to what they were originally intended for… stop working and cause you to increase the dose to try and give you the same effect… become engorged in … Continue reading Tranquilizers, Benzos & Anxiety, Oh My!
The nation’s top federal health agency urged doctors to avoid prescribing powerful opiate painkillers for patients with chronic pain, saying the risks from such drugs far outweigh the benefits for most people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its first ever guidelines for dispensing the morphine-like, addictive drugs, such as Vicodin and Oxycontin, said it took the action Tuesday to combat the nation’s … Continue reading Doctors told to avoid prescribing opiates for chronic pain
There is a brand spankin’ new and uplifiting social community exclusively dedicated to prescription drug addiction. If you want to completely recover… offer your expertise… ask questions… write a blog… lead your own group… discuss causes and solutions, remember someone you’ve lost to an accidental overdose, discuss chronic pain… and on and on and on. It’s a great place to come to about this #1 … Continue reading The Hidden Dangers of Benzodiazepines
by Dr. Mercola The latest data on the leading causes of deathi in the United States has been released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The report, which is based on 2010 data, lists the 10 leading causes of death as follows: Diseases of the heart Cancer Chronic lower respiratory diseases Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) Accidents (unintentional injuries) Alzheimer’s disease Diabetes mellitus Nephritis, … Continue reading Medical Care is now the Number 1 Cause of Death in the US
Valium, Xanax, Librium, Ativan, and Klonopin have become as common as over the counter household aspirin, and are all too often prescribed for more than 90 days by doctors who either want you coming back (money money money $$$) to renew your Rx each month, OR, because they are simply uneducated and ignorant in addiction and too apathetic to do their due diligence in research. My close … Continue reading Today’s Word on Benzodiazepines
Let’s look at the statistics of modern medicine and see what it ‘speaks’ to logic and sanity… 52 Million people in the US, over the age of 12, have used prescription drugs for a non-meical reason in their lifetime. 6.1 Million people have used prescription drugs – non-medically – in the past month. The US has 5% of the world’s population; however consumes 75% of … Continue reading ‘Modern Medicine’???
by Dina Perkins Let me preface this article by saying that I never came close to looking for a way out of emotional or physical pain with any type of prescription drug. I began at age 11 with a doctor’s prescription. I learned quickly over the years, that pills were the only answer available. My parents taught me that doctors were never to be questioned, … Continue reading What’s it like Surviving a Massive Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose?