CBD 101: Can Cannabis Extract Help Anxiety?

There’s a growing interest in cannabidiol (CBD) as a potential treatment for a variety of mental and physical health conditions. Like any subject when it first reaches public consciousness, there’s also a degree of confusion and misunderstanding. To weigh the pros and cons of any potential treatment requires first separating truth from fiction. What is […]

How Does Lorazepam Addiction Affect the Brain?

On This Page: How Does Lorazepam Work? Dangers of Lorazepam Reversing the Effects The Next Step Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine, a member of a family of psychoactive depressant drugs. So while there are physical signs of lorazepam use and addiction, it’s the drug’s effects on the brain that are most long lasting. How Does Lorazepam […]

Can Clonazepam Cause Anxiety?

On This Page: Withdrawal Symptoms Stopping Withdrawal Symptoms Getting Help Clonazepam is a commonly prescribed medication to treat anxiety disorders, so it may seem strange at first glance to ask if it can cause anxiety; it may seem like an anxiety medication that causes anxiety is like a headache medication that causes headaches. Clonazepam does […]

Clonazepam’s Role in Treating Bipolar Disorder

On This Page: Treating Mania & Depression Use of Benzodiazepine Drugs Integrated Treatment Bipolar disorder is a chronic condition with a wide range of possible symptoms. The National Alliance on Mental Illness notes that in addition to the alternating periods of elevated and depressed moods which primarily characterize the disorder, possible symptoms include anxiety, irritability […]

7 Drug-Free Ways to Manage Anxiety

By Becca Owens For many people, anxiety can feel like a crippling hindrance to a normal and happy life. In fact, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults nationwide each year — just over 18 percent of the adult population.1 If you struggle with anxiety, finding relief through benzodiazepines like Xanax, Valium, Klonopin or Ativan can […]