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Westville, NJ
A 26-year-old female asked:

Tolerance to benzodiazepines . i can take 10 and not feel any effects. quit trying to use over a year ago (prescribed). severe anxiety , is this 4ever?

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Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Help is possible: Your body has chemicals that act like benzodiazepines, so by taking so many, you probably shut down your own system. And now need outside drug to remain calm, or fight anxiety. You are dependent on them now, but good psychiatric evaluation can help you get off these agents, but it will take different drugs for now, and some time to fix. Don't forget your desire for success will make the difference
Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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