Moran’s freaks add sunlight to things that trigger benzo withdrawal symptoms

Sun??
« on: August 03, 2017, 05:34:41 pm »

[Buddie]

Does anyone experience symptoms after being out in the sun?

Thanks,

Riversedgew

Brainwashed Benzo Buddies members check soap, deodorant, perfume for alcohol

I have a theory...
« on: July 14, 2017, 07:39:22 am »

[Buddie]

Considering that any tiny bit of alcohol on things like deodorant, soap, perfume can cause a noticeable effect on me. Should we use GABAA Antagonists to balance things out? Or does natural glutamate from food already helps? Like, when people drink Alcohol and they have a flare up that last for days, they heal that flare up from eating???

what do you think?
« Last Edit: July 14, 2017, 05:50:53 pm by [Buddie] »

Re: I have a theory...
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2017, 07:51:11 pm »

[Buddie]

I think you should look for soaps, and deodorants that don’t contain alcohol. Read the back of the products and look. Or call the 800 # listed on the back. And give up the perfumes since most do contain alcohol. Maybe some do not, but I don’t know since I don’t wear any myself.

And for heavens sake, don’t take any gaba a antagonists “to balance things out.” You’re off the benzos and gabapentin, so just get on with life. “Gaba antagonists are drugs that inhibit the action of gaba and produce stimulant and convulsive effects. They”re used mainly for counteracting overdoses of sedative drugs.” (Slight paraphrasing from Wikipedia; you can read this yourself.)

Natural food with glutamate is a good thing no matter what the circumstances. And many people who have withdrawn from benzos can never drink alcohol again while many others can. It depends on numerous factors-genetics, how hard withdrawl was, number of withdrawl attempts, number of “brain meds” involved and more. It’s really an individual thing as we’re all different people with different Central Nervous Systems.

So your “theory” is what exactly?

BALA admins crack the whip on mentally ill members as FDA campaign stalls

Like the failed owner of Benzo Buddies, BALA is delusional re: active membership i.e. the majority of BALA (or Benzo Buddies) members are not active, don’t do anything except sit and moan 24/7 about how doctors fucked them over.

BALA is even giving away money and still can’t get more than a handful of addicts (less than 1% of their tiny membership) to fill out the form.

I wonder if, out of desperation, the BALA gurus will start sending in fake complaints to the FDA?

Welcome to the real world kooks. Stay on your meds.

Moran’s kooks have been brainwashed into believing you can experience drug withdrawal from antibiotics

Can amoxicillin cause withdrawal? Anyone's symptoms gotten better on antibiotic?
« on: December 26, 2016, 09:16:07 pm »

[Buddie]

I have a question for you all: is it possible to suffer withdrawal from antibiotics? Specifically amoxicillin taken solidly three times a day (500 mg) for four months?

Also, has anyone’s withdrawal gotten drastically better or nearly disappeared while taking an antibiotic? Like, can amoxicillin treat/cure benzodiazepine withdrawal?

I just need to rule that out as a possible explanation for what I am experiencing (explainined in my last post).

Thank you so much!

Ashton kooks at Benzo Buddies say “Big Pharma behind chemtrails” (LOL)

Re: i wouldn't put it past Big Pharma to do this...
« Reply #49 on: November 27, 2016, 07:17:49 am »

[Buddie]

The U.S. military has been spraying chemical and biological weapons in open air testing over civilian populations since the 1940’s. They are called “vulnerability tests”. This is not a controversial statement. The military has admitted to this practice on many occasions and there’s plenty of documentation from the government to corroborate it.

Over the past decade, independent testing of Chemtrails around the country has shown a dangerous, extremely poisonous brew that includes: barium, nano aluminum-coated fiberglass [known as CHAFF], radioactive thorium, cadmium, chromium, nickel, desiccated blood, mold spores, yellow fungal mycotoxins, ethylene dibromide, and polymer fibers. Barium[F6] can be compared to the toxicity of arsenic.(4) Barium is known to adversely affect the heart. Aluminum has a history of damaging brain function. Independent researchers and labs continue to show off-the-scale levels of these poisons.

Then our sky was a gorgeous, deep blue. Clouds were a beautiful assortment of shapes. The sun was glorious. But people under 30, may not have a real sense of recollection about looking up every day and seeing this panoramic magnificence. Most of them are too busy texting or chatting on their cell phones.

In all these valuable reasons for not addressing this human crisis, the one that Dr. Kilburn has not addressed directly is the chronic assault of breathing/absorbing these now billions of tons of hazardous aerosolized chemicals and heavy metals over more than a decade without our informed consent. When one does not look for or address primary causes, then other issues can be blamed. This, on top of a government’s silence or refusal to respond and the corporate media’s complicity, make for an extremely dangerous combination that puts us all at grave and daily risk. As brain function is diminished, and other things are blamed for it, any population is easier “to control.”

If, however, millions of people are already on prescription pharmaceuticals to “calm them down” [long term, what is this doing to their ability to think clearly?] and, in addition, are breathing poisoned air rife with mind-distorting chemicals, then how clearly (if at all) is anyone able to think? How can anyone feel well and safe, if the very air we breathe is deliberately poisoned and is affecting our ability to think cogently?

Kooks salivate over new, useless benzo site

Benzodiazepine Information Coalition's Website
« on: September 11, 2016, 06:38:50 pm »

[Buddie]

Thanks to Baylissa Frederick (Bloom in Wellness) for posting the link on her Facebook page.

Here is a link to Benzodiazepine Information Coalition’s Website, a new resource for the community. It has comprehensive information which will benefit everyone and the “Many Faces of Benzo Withdrawal” video is excellent! Thanks to the founders and contributors:

http://www.benzoinfo.com/

THE WIDER MEMBERSHIP = HIVE MIND

JB: New member has read the Ashton Manual and can see she says it’s mostly psychological in low doses (true).
Admin totally ignores that part of his post, of course, and deflects it to “the wider membership”.
Sure, because the wider membership will agree with Ashton that it’s mostly psychological, surely… if Ashton says it… they’d never doubt that… right?
Umm, NO, they’ll pathologically disagree with that point! Which is weird since they exalt her above God when it comes to benzos! Hmmm.

hello
« on: June 03, 2016, 04:14:31 pm »

[Buddie]

i need support here, im 29 male
i’v been on ativan 5 -7 years. highest dose was 3mg
last year i was tapering with valium and finished 1 year and 3 months ago approx. i was clean until now.
after i finished tapering, about a few months later i started smoking weed and hash, smoking it for more than a year daily.. until i decided to pause and i couldnt sleep so i took ativan again, 1mg daily at bedtime for a week.
and than i started rapid tapering. every 2-3 days from 1mg to 0.75mg then 0.5+2mg diazepam then 0.25 ativan+5mg diaz and then 4mg diaz. something like that. at first i didnt monitor how much i take and when. but here i see i started to write at 26 april i was on 0.25mg ativan and 2mg diaz.
now i am 1mg diazepam and have horrible dizziness.5 days ago was the same as now so i updosed to 1.5mg for 2 days. the dizziness started yesterday evening. and overall i am on 1mg from 17 May. is it safe to quit cold turkey now? my hands sweat and look like i took a long bath
i also found out about the kindling effect now. if i knew, i would never took them again. the w\d now is alot worse. it was real breeze the first time.
atm i stopped drink alcohol, i was heavy drinker too but only at weekends and sometimes if i had vacation from work in middle of the week.
sorry for messed up post, i feel iritable and all kinds of feelings in my body and esspecially in my head.
and i still smoke hash everyday, do you think its a good idea? i heard it have anti seizure properties. but anyway i plan to stop when im gonna ran out. yesterday evening i had so bad dizzines i couldnt finish my a whole joint and i fel asleep pretty quickly, after few hypnic jerks 

Re: hello
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2016, 04:23:21 pm »

[Buddie]

Hi […]. Welcome to BenzoBuddies.

First withdrawals tend to be easier, I agree. Subsequent withdrawals tend to be more difficult due to kindling as you’ve discovered. As far as smoking has to prevent seizures, it is actually the cannabiol (CBD) that potentially helps with seizures. Smoking will burn up most of the CBD so you are less likely to get the anti-seizure properties of cannabis by smoking it.

Alcohol is problematic for many people trying to taper or recover from taking benzodiazepines because it affects the same nerves in the body. For this reason it may help very briefly but the symptoms tend to come back worse than ever afterwards.

Sorry for the bad news, but it helps to know what to do and not to do in this.

Let me give you some links to start posting to the wider membership about your other questions:

General Taper Plans
Withdrawal Support

Here is a link to the Ashton Manual simply for information about the withdrawal process. It does provide a lot of good information and is written by an expert in the field.

Please take some time to Create a Signature. This will help other members understand your history so they will be better able to support you.
Go to the top of the page and select Profile, then choose Forum Profile, insert drug history/timelines into the text box and click Change Profile.

~[…]

Re: hello
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2016, 04:39:40 pm »

[Buddie]

Quote from: [Buddie] on June 03, 2016, 04:23:21 pm
For this reason it may help very briefly but the symptoms tend to come back worse than ever afterwards.

Sorry for the bad news, but it helps to know what to do and not to do in this.

thanks for the answer.

what do you mean by it may help briefly?

now that i dont drink make it worse too?
and what do you mean by it helps to know what to do and what not?

and i read the whole ashton manuel the 1st time i stoped.

he says coming off 1mg is easy and mostly psycological. but i see in this forum people mixing with alc or milk 0.00x grams, should i taper with titration too? i have only tablets of 2mg diazepam.

Re: hello
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2016, 04:46:44 pm »

[Buddie]

Quote from: [Buddie] on June 03, 2016, 04:39:40 pm
Quote from: [Buddie] on June 03, 2016, 04:23:21 pm
For this reason it may help very briefly but the symptoms tend to come back worse than ever afterwards.

Sorry for the bad news, but it helps to know what to do and not to do in this.

thanks for the answer.

what do you mean by it may help briefly?

now that i dont drink make it worse too?

Alcohol tends to alleviate benzodiazepine withdrawal symptoms for a few hours, then the symptoms come back and may be even worse.
No, not if you’re not drinking.

Quote
and what do you mean by it helps to know what to do and what not?

There are things that help with symptoms and things that seem to make them worse.

Quote
and i read the whole ashton manuel the 1st time i stoped.

he says coming off 1mg is easy and mostly psycological. but i see in this forum people mixing with alc or milk 0.00x grams, should i taper with titration too? i have only tablets of 2mg diazepam.

This is best asked of the wider membership. If you want to check into titration, here’s a link: Titration Taper Plans

Mad in America: Anti-psychiatry maniac stabs to death psychiatrist who had him committed

Revenge killing: Mental patient stabs psychiatrist to death

Member of Benzo Buddies?

A gruesome killing occurred in the early hours of October 14 when 21-year-old Christopher Frick snuck into the home of a psychiatrist who may have had him committed years earlier before stabbing her to death.

Dr. Caroline Ekong, who celebrated her one-year wedding anniversary last month, was an Attending Psychiatrist at Rockford Center, a 118-bed mental health facility located in Newark, Delaware when she tragically had her life cut short.

Despite the fact that they had not spoken for three years leading up the crime, Frick reportedly grew obsessed with Ekong, 55, after she allegedly had him committed to Rockford Center when he was 18 years old.

The News Journal reported that “Frick wrote about his involuntary commitment to Rockford in an August 2014 letter” addressed to the editor at the Wilmington-based newspaper.

“The staff framed me as suicidal, as well as everyone else I saw the night I was ‘evaluated.’ The commonplace involuntary commitment at Rockford Center is prominent because it is owned by the for-profit company Universal Health Services,” wrote Frick.

21-year-old killer complained about psychiatrist in Google Reviews

Last year, Frick also posted a Google Review of Rockford Center in which he specifically named Dr. Ekong as the woman responsible for having him locked up. “The person who imprisoned me was Caroline Ekong, whose ego is so large that she would never be able to admit doing something wrong,” says the review.

Authorities uncovered further proof of Frick’s obsession with Ekong when they searched his home, learning that he had plotted her death for at least a year prior to the brutal attack, The News Journal reported.

“Police charged Frick with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, home invasion and possession of burglary tools. He is being held without bail.”

Police quickly learned of the perpetrator’s identify after he confessed to the murder.

“Authorities said Frick called 911 about 30 minutes after Ekong’s body was discovered by her daughter at 4 a.m. Wednesday inside the doctor’s two-story home on Withers Way in the Sanford Ridge neighborhood,” according to reports.

“In the call, placed from his parent’s Springbrook Lane home about 3 miles away, Frick took responsibility for the killing, according to investigators.

“Police said Frick went to Ekong’s home with the intent to kill. He parked his car in a parking lot near the Ekong home, broke into the house shortly before 4 a.m. and confronted her, police said. Ekong was stabbed numerous times, according to investigators.

“He then went back to his car and drove home to his parents’ house in Autumnwood, police said.”

Ekong was originally from Nigeria and cherished by many of her co-workers.

Mental health providers are four times more at risk for violence than average American worker

“She was very professional and dedicated to her work. She commanded excellence from her treatment team. She was direct, but respectful of people’s self-determination, independence and experience,” said Chris Park, who worked with Ekong at Rockford Center for four years.

Park has since started a petition that seeks to offer more protection for social workers, counselors and nurses. He believes their personal information, including their home address, should be kept private.

“Some of these are public records, but there should be checks where you have to apply for the information and provide a reason you are requesting the information,” Parks said.

A survey by the Department of Justice found nearly 56,000 instances of violent crimes committed against mental health professionals during 2005 and 2009 – four times higher compared with the average American worker.

Additional sources:
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2015/10/16/psychiatrist-slaying-shock-industry-professionals/74082364/
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/crime/2015/10/15/police-make-arrest-in-delaware-psychiatrists-killing/73980366/
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/breaking/Hockessin-Psychiatrist-Delaware-Killing-333073271.html
https://www.facebook.com/law.enforcement.today/photos/a.195826530243.268969.181135410243/10156122296975244/?type=3&theater

Ashton’s kooks crawl toward oblivion

We Are Not The Minority
« on: May 05, 2016, 05:41:05 pm »

[Buddie]

Buddies,

We are not the minority.

We are at the very initial stage of a tsunami groundswell, out in the middle of the ocean when it appears as just a tiny ripple on the surface of the water. Look at the growing number of people in the Introductions board who register as new members of BB every single day. Look at the number of “200 guests” who constantly churn through the BB turnstile reading anonymously. These new members and guests feel like crap and they are starting to figure out what’s happening to them. We members are their beacons. Our posts are providing them with knowledge and answers about the drugs they are taking and the dangerous effects they have on their brains. We are not a minority of poor unfortunate souls who are suffering through rare withdrawal symptoms. We are a small part of the MAJORITY of people who take these drugs who have decided to get off them. THAT is one minority we are in. Luckily we found BB and we are brave and honest enough to share our experiences. THAT is another minority we are in.

These drugs catch up with everyone eventually. Sometimes it takes years to hit tolerance if your body has the enzyme to metabolize the drug. But the drugs eventually wreak havoc on everyone who takes them. Eventually everyone downregulates their GABA receptors if they take the drugs up to the point of hitting tolerance. Nobody gets a free pass once they hit tolerance and downregulate their receptors. Nobody. The rollercoaster bar descends automatically on top of our bloated bellies and we are in for the ride of a lifetime.

The rollercoaster ride, thankfully, is not forever. Eventually the car we are in comes to a full and complete stop, the security bar automatically rises, we walk slowly and carefully off the ride and stroll alongside the rest of humanity enjoying the amusement park.

We members of BB who have been at this for awhile are pulling out of this shitshow, while others are just beginning their journeys. Our posts will give them hope that they will get their lives back. I’m going to continue posting to comfort others until I’m healed. I appreciate the companionship and support I receive from my fellow rollercoaster riders every single day.

Thank you BB family,

[…]
« Last Edit: May 05, 2016, 07:05:09 pm by [Buddie] »

Re: We Are Not The Minority
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2016, 05:46:54 pm »

[Buddie]

I dont write here much lately but I must say this message is pure truth. Anyone who has perfomee even the most basic of searches in regards to these pills will soon learn that there are millions of people on this crap. Granted there are those who never stop taking them and then again there are people like us.

This is unfortunately, only the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

L

Re: We Are Not The Minority
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2016, 07:28:59 pm »

[Buddie]

Yes!! So true!! And think of the countless people who try to stop taking benzos but when they have a resurgence or even a new onset of anxiety and/or depression, among other things, they don’t see the correlation. Their psychiatrists insist that it’s a worsening or even a new mental health condition and give them more drugs. People are really bad at correlating things properly. Many of us are so out of tune with our own bodies. I used to be, but not anymore. I dream of the day I am healed and can come back to comfort and encourage everyone here at BB suffering and struggling to see the light. Thanks for this post.

Re: We Are Not The Minority
« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2016, 11:28:13 pm »

[Buddie]

Leslie,

You are very sweet and a newbie to all this, so I have my arm around you.

You will be fine. It’s a process. Read about the Four Phases in the Post Withdrawal Board. As you move through the process you’ll find similarities to your own experience.

We aren’t in a minority of unfortunate people who are going through withdrawal. We are in the majority of people who took drugs that temporarily altered our brain chemistry. Our internal healing systems will bring us back to homeostasis, a nice even state of balance.

Keep reading and posting your questions and concerns and the other members will respond with comforting words of support.

Love, […]

Re: We Are Not The Minority
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2016, 11:33:20 pm »

[Buddie]

Blue skies,

The whole greedy psyche drug money grab, at the expense of unsuspecting patients who are already hurting, is criminal. We are victims and warriors who are contributing to the growing awareness of a threat to the health and safety of mankind. This is a serious problem that needs to be fixed. By suffering publicly on this forum, I guess we are part of the solution.

[…]

Re: We Are Not The Minority
« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2016, 11:44:14 pm »

[Buddie]

Quote from: [Buddie] on May 05, 2016, 05:41:05 pm
Buddies,

We are not the minority.

We are at the very initial stage of a tsunami groundswell, out in the middle of the ocean when it appears as just a tiny ripple on the surface of the water. Look at the growing number of people in the Introductions board who register as new members of BB every single day. Look at the number of “200 guests” who constantly churn through the BB turnstile reading anonymously. These new members and guests feel like crap and they are starting to figure out what’s happening to them. We members are their beacons. Our posts are providing them with knowledge and answers about the drugs they are taking and the dangerous effects they have on their brains. We are not a minority of poor unfortunate souls who are suffering through rare withdrawal symptoms. We are a small part of the MAJORITY of people who take these drugs who have decided to get off them. THAT is one minority we are in. Luckily we found BB and we are brave and honest enough to share our experiences. THAT is another minority we are in.

These drugs catch up with everyone eventually. Sometimes it takes years to hit tolerance if your body has the enzyme to metabolize the drug. But the drugs eventually wreak havoc on everyone who takes them. Eventually everyone downregulates their GABA receptors if they take the drugs up to the point of hitting tolerance. Nobody gets a free pass once they hit tolerance and downregulate their receptors. Nobody. The rollercoaster bar descends automatically on top of our bloated bellies and we are in for the ride of a lifetime.

The rollercoaster ride, thankfully, is not forever. Eventually the car we are in comes to a full and complete stop, the security bar automatically rises, we walk slowly and carefully off the ride and stroll alongside the rest of humanity enjoying the amusement park.

We members of BB who have been at this for awhile are pulling out of this shitshow, while others are just beginning their journeys. Our posts will give them hope that they will get their lives back. I’m going to continue posting to comfort others until I’m healed. I appreciate the companionship and support I receive from my fellow rollercoaster riders every single day.

Thank you BB family,

[…]

In my first taper, I thought that everyone went through hell when coming off benzos.
I read, this, and now defunct forums avidly and feared I would get every symptmom going as I’d been on valium 8yrs, took street benzos, stoppped c/t for five weeks and felt like the odds were against me.

I got two of the symptoms, anxiety and depression.

I got to 0mg with no PAWS

I frightened myself terribly by reading about the sx everyone on here was suffering.

No doubt there are loads of people registering here, realising why they feel like sh1t, and guests who lurk but dont register etc.
That could be down to the recent years influx of new research benzos or bathtub benzos as some call them.
They are legal in many countries, they are in mine, but are being banned.
Many recreational drug users may have been using them, not realising they are just like benzos as theyve never had cause to, but suffering wds on stopping usage, if supply, stock runs out or they run out of money and don’t buy them in the same way they wouldn’t buy thier other drugs when they have no money.

I realised that there are a hell of a lot of people who don’t suffer anywhere near what the poor people on these boards suffer.
I’m not saying the majority get away scott free, but the people who have no bother, or not enough bother to make a post about, just don’t post.
Some people go on and off them a few times before it finally hits them, as the more habits you have to detox from the worse the wds get and if you get none the first, second, or third time around, you might get hit the fourth time, and so on.

I could hav saved myself a lot of worry by reading about people’s symptoms instead of looking at the wider perspective and considering the whole of the population of people who have stopped benzo use or only taken weeks/months to taper, as well as the poor people who get hit with sx.
I’d have been reassured back then, if I knew that not all people suffer like the poor people have on these boards.
« Last Edit: May 05, 2016, 11:49:28 pm by [Buddie] »

One beer sends cult member screaming to Benzo Buddies to ask the Ashton disciples if his brain is ruined forever

Beer Setback
« on: March 30, 2016, 12:16:47 pm »

[Buddie]

So I had 1 beer for Dyngus Day this week. Within two hours I got a horrible headache and felt like craip. I didn’t sleep well that night as well as last night too. Have I ruined my ability to sleep. I used to be able to fall asleep..mind you I would wake up a few times, but at least I could fall back asleep. It feels like I’m back in acute with the type of sleep I’ve had these past few nights.

Have I ruined everything that I’ve worked for with one beer? Can beer really trigger such horrible insomnia? Or could it just be a wave that I’m experiencing? I’m 4 months and 1 week out. Thanks so much for your help!