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are there any natural substances to use to go off benzo withdrawal I am still experiencing bad reactions after one year I was basically cold turkeyed from the hospital and am seeing a doc who has me on thre ssr I am getting worse
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There are herbs that can help, but not so much with ssri's in your system. Many natural products are counter indicative with pharm drugs, it can be dangerous, even though it is natural. I tell people, strychnine is natural, but that doesn't make it good for us. I am hesitant to even name any natural remedies, I think it would be best to talk with a naturopath. I went manic on certain amino acids, blacked out on a mix of psych meds and herbs, so I am not just sharing what I read in a book. Natural remedies deserve the same respect as pharm meds, as products that work as well as can be dangerous. Find a naturopath who specializes in hair follicle or geo testing, they will find your specific deficiencies and suggest natural products to solve those issues.
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Hi :)

Congrats on coming off the benzos!

So, you're being prescribed 3 SSRI's @ the same time? Could you tell us a little bit about how your Dr. explained the need for all three & why you're on them? The thing is that SSRI's can have the same effect in terms of detox as benzos.

If you see a Naturopath, please make sure that they're a Naturopathic Dr. (the Dr. part is important -- particularly in this case). In many states, folks can call themselves Naturopaths without a doctorate. In addition to the test mentioned above for nutritional deficiencies (there is a lab called Spectracell that does this really well), a Naturapathic Dr. will also run a Melisa panel on you (for food allergies). Your situation is tricky & requires someone highly knowledgeable in a holistic (comprehensive & multi-targeted) approach designed specifically for your chemistry & closely monitored & adjusted.

Please, let us know how it goes & all the best to you.



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4810126 tn?1503942735
Tony,

What is a Geo test?
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