I’m Addicted to Prescription Drugs – Scientists Find Clue to Anxiety Drug Addiction


Swiss and American scientists have found that drugs such as Valium, Ativan and Xanax follow the same addictive ‘reward pathways’ as heroin and cannabis. The focus of their report is their search for non-addictive alternatives to these all-too-commonly used staples.

The ‘reward’ centre is deep in the middle of How to Buy Xanax 1 Mg Online without Prescription the brain, and this reward, or feel-good area, makes us satisfied and replete when we engage in behaviour necessary to our survival, such as eating, drinking and Buy Xanax Online sex.

Imagine these addictive drugs passing along the same pathways, and it isn’t difficult to see how easily it is to become ‘hooked.’ This was one of the main causes of my first stay in a psych ward. I started eating Valium like sweets. First, one a day was fine. Then I found I wasn’t really obtaining any relief from just one, so I went on to two. Ah! That was much better – for a time. Then three, then four and before I knew it, I was on the road to hospital.

I haven’t had any experience with Ativan or Xanax, but I do know that Klonopin can well and truly hook you. These drugs, Valium, etc., are marvellous friends, but terrible enemies. A drug with non-addictive attributes would be a tremendous leap forward.

The Swiss and American researchers have found that the benzodiazepine drugs, the Valiums and Xanaxes, work the way they do by exciting a neurotransmitter.

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