Benzodiazepines, Alcohol, and GABA

Benzodiazepines ensnare many individuals looking for relief from anxiety. While benzos may have their place in medical treatment, recovered alcoholics need to be especially careful before taking any benzodiazepine, so as not to fall victim to relapse.

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Alcohol Withdrawal
Alcohol withdrawal occurs as a result of the brain’s neurotransmitter levels returning to normal. We are each born with a genetic code that... read more
Glutamate Neurotransmitter
The glutamate neurotransmitter system is very important to field of addiction and chemical dependency treatment. Glutamate is located throughout the... read more
What Is Serotonin?
‘What is serotonin?’ – a commonly asked question for anyone recently diagnosed with depression or struggling with... read more
Alcohol Addiction Treatment
For alcohol addiction treatment to be successful, it must take into consideration the brain chemistry of the patient. Most alcoholics have an... read more