An Update To My Open Letter: The Suffering of a Physician with Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome and a Call to Fight

An Update To My Open Letter: The Suffering of a Physician with Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome and a Call to Fight

In October 2016, I wrote an open letter detailing my withdrawal and the dangers of benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome. Many have asked how I am doing since that time.  I’m going to be completely open and honest in this update. Things have been extremely rough.  I have...
An Open Letter: Cardiologist and Cancer Survivor Speaks Out on Dangers of Benzodiazepines, and Her Personal Withdrawal Story

An Open Letter: Cardiologist and Cancer Survivor Speaks Out on Dangers of Benzodiazepines, and Her Personal Withdrawal Story

October 13, 2016 To Whom It May Concern: I am a 40 year old cardiologist from the state of Texas, and I have been harmed by benzodiazepines.  I was prescribed Xanax 0.5 mg three times daily as needed by my primary care physician during a health crisis in August 2015...