Will benzodiazepine abuse kill me?

İt can be dangours. ?t is habit forming and can lead to addiction and yes people can die from benzodiazapine abuse. So don't do it.
Benzos. With time, tolerance develops, and with increasing doses especially if mixed with other sedatives or alcohol, it can be fatal.

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YES and NO... Some would say that addiction can never be fully cured. That said, people certainly can and do go for the rest of their lives without ever relapsing. In my experience, most benzodiazepine addicts have extremely low tolerances for anxiety, and that problem is the one i would tend to suggest focusing on, in treatment. Read more...
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Describe the problem of benzodiazepine abuse.?

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