Difference between ativan and xanax

Differences Between Ativan and Xanax

Ativan and Xanax are two of America’s most widely prescribed medications. They both belong to the same class of substances: benzodiazepines or benzos. In addition, they are similar in their uses and effects. Crucially, abuse of both medications can trigger addiction and the need for drug rehab programs. Still, there are some differences between Ativan…

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5 Signs Your Loved One is Drinking Too Much

Helping a loved one with alcoholism can be a difficult task. However, before we get to steps to assist them, it would be important to assess if a loved one truly drinks too much. According to SAMHSA, 6.2% of people who drink have an Alcohol Use Disorder. There is no set amount or drinking frequency…

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What Are the Symptoms of Xanax Withdrawal?

Xanax is a common tranquilizer drug, usually prescribed in the treatment of anxiety disorders. However, like with many prescription medications, the body may quickly develop a tolerance to it, leading to misuse and addiction. Quitting on one’s own isn’t safe, as it can heighten one’s anxiety and physical discomfort and in certain cases, may even…

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Everything About Alcoholism

Alcohol Alcohol is a depressant which means it inhibits the central nervous system (CNS). This essentially impairs physical and psychological activity. CNS depressants like alcohol reduce brain activity and awareness by blocking messages from nerve receptors to the brain; this changes a person’s judgments, perceptions, movements, emotions, and senses.   Alcohol is made through the process…

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