Top 20 Things to Remember in Benzo Withdrawal (Part 2 of 2)
Updated: Mar 23
The information available for benzo withdrawal can be frightening, confusing, and overwhelming. To help simplify this, Benzo Free presents a two-part series on the 20 important things to remember during this difficult time.
In today’s episode, we look at the remaining eleven. We also hear a benzo story from New Orleans, respond to a question about when to start tapering, and share a comment about the length of our episodes.
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00:57 Introduction 03:24 Mailbag 10:52 Benzo Story 15:43 Feature 45:58 Moment of Peace
Today, we hear part two of our two-part series on the top 20 things to remember in benzo withdrawal. In this second part, we’ll hear the remaining 11. We’ll also hear a benzo story from New Orleans, respond to a question about tapering, and share a comment about the length of each episode.
The following resource links are provided as a courtesy to our listeners. They do not constitute an endorsement by Easing Anxiety of the resource or any recommendations or advice provided therein.
BENZO FREE PODCAST: Benzo Belly: Our Gut in Withdrawal (Episode 11) — https://www.easinganxiety.com/post/benzo-belly-our-gut-in-withdrawal-bfp011
BENZO FREE PODCAST: Managing the Fear of Benzo Withdrawal (Part 3 of 3) (Episode 5) — https://www.easinganxiety.com/post/managing-the-fear-of-benzo-withdrawal-part-3-bfp005
FEATURE: Top 20 Things to Remember in Benzo Withdrawal (Part 2)
Ashton, C. Heather. Benzodiazepines: How They Work and How to Withdraw (aka The Ashton Manual). 2002. Accessed April 13, 2016. http://www.benzo.org.uk/manual.
Foster, D E. Benzo Free: The World of Anti-Anxiety Drugs and the Reality of Withdrawal. Erie, Colorado: Denim Mountain Press, 2018. https://easinganxiety.com/book.
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