Addict with severe tooth pain skips Big Pharma dentist, joins cult instead

Severe Tooth/Gum Pain
« on: April 23, 2018, 06:04:59 am »

[Buddie]

Hi, I’m new to the BenzoBuddies forum. I joined a few years back but didn’t get really active because I was dealing with a lot. During that time, I continued my use of the clonazapem. It’s now been 5 years and I’ve been taking .5mg almost daily since then. Recently, I had struggled with trying to get off of it, but would give back in due to stress and my body feeling weird because I wasn’t taking it. But about 2 weeks ago, I started experiencing the worst tooth/gum pain I’ve ever felt in my life! It seems like nothing much has worked to get rid of the pain. I really regret taking this message for so long. I had noticed minor gum irritation before when taking clonazapem, but nothing like this. Has anyone else experienced anything like this? I’m miserable! I’ve barely been able to sleep, have been to urgent care and the ER. I also need a plan in place to ween off this medicine.

Benzo Buddies doctor-bashers ridicule mentally ill member diagnosed with schizotypal disorder

Diagnosed with Schizotypal dissorder
« on: December 29, 2017, 03:39:11 am »

[Buddie]

I was diagnosed with schizotypal disorder today. That of course being my first sentence because holy crap really!!!! I am 13 months in and in shock to be honest. I almost feel relieved because finally there is a diagnosis but at the same time like what the heck. Holy crap it is nuts and what is even more nuts is that some days I am perfectly fine and great with other people, like nothing at all is wrong with me. I guess the question is what is right at this point, 13 months in. I cannot wait until this is over then I go through it and think, oh, maybe this is it?? Anyone have a similar experience.

Re: Diagnosed with Schizotypal dissorder
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2017, 06:56:17 pm »

[Buddie]

Quote from: [Buddie] on December 29, 2017, 03:39:11 am
I was diagnosed with schizotypal disorder today. That of course being my first sentence because holy crap really!!!! I am 13 months in and in shock to be honest. I almost feel relieved because finally there is a diagnosis but at the same time like what the heck. Holy crap it is nuts and what is even more nuts is that some days I am perfectly fine and great with other people, like nothing at all is wrong with me. I guess the question is what is right at this point, 13 months in. I cannot wait until this is over then I go through it and think, oh, maybe this is it?? Anyone have a similar experience.

Can you tell us what critical, empirical testing was done to confirm this “diagnosis”?

And do you believe it?

Re: Diagnosed with Schizotypal dissorder
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2017, 09:02:17 pm »

[Buddie]

I read the wikipedia article about schizotypal disorder and I’m not convinced. This so-called disorder includes “unconventional beliefs” as a symptom, which seems very weird. At a certain point in time, psychiatrists started trying to classify everything as a disorder/disease so that other physicians would consider them as equals. The other day I read that they are trying to classify a disorder called “school refusal”. Can’t you just hate school or think the school system is crap without being considered mentally ill?!!

Re: Diagnosed with Schizotypal dissorder
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2017, 10:46:30 pm »

[Buddie]

There are all kinds of words for all kinds of things.
Mostly they they explain nothing.
Words are not needed to steer through.

Re: Diagnosed with Schizotypal dissorder
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2017, 04:02:49 am »

[Buddie]

Sounds like a shiney new term for Bipolar 1. I told my psych that  I am bipolar, and he didn’t believe me! So, I  had a phoney diagnosis for 15 years. These kind of things can make legal matters difficult, and can strip you of your own power. Please get a second opinion asap. Remember: a disease always needs a cure, meaning more pills. Research meds till your brain hurts. You will thank yourself in the end.  :thumbsup:

Re: Diagnosed with Schizotypal dissorder
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2018, 01:11:38 pm »

[Buddie]

I myself have had several strange diagnoses: schizophrenia, ALS, borrelia, fibromyalgia, etc. What are you doing, it’s just so crazy! But I do not believe in these diagnoses, for my part it’s only withdrawal.

“May I please have a glass of wine with my Klonopin?”

A glass of wine while Tapering
« on: October 26, 2016, 03:00:36 pm »

[Buddie]

Hi All,

I am down to .25 a day of klonipin (.125 8am and .125 8pm). My psychiatrist said it’s okay for me to have a glass of wine at this point if I want to. I have a date this Friday, and would like to have a glass of wine, no more than that because I don’t want to get awful side effects.

My question is, if I have the wine before my 8pm dose, do I still take the 8pm dose? My doctor doesn’t seem to think there’s an issue as it’s only .125, but wanted to know others’ opinions/experiences.

Thank you!

Maria

Pill-crazed hophead eats handfuls of benzos in search of nirvana

Major setback to hell.
« on: October 08, 2016, 09:03:51 pm »

[Buddie]

Hi friends

I’ve just done the most stupid thing. I’ve been pretty stable on 5mg Lorazepam for 3 weeks now.

I was just about to take my 5mg and accidentally found a supply of Valium that my partner was hiding from me. I’ve had some bad news today and my anxiety/stress has been off the scale all day.

I was like a child in a sweet shop and just couldn’t help myself. I took my 5mg Lorazepam and 10x 5mg Valium. This adds up to 90mg benzo if I’m not mistaken.

My question is will this reset my taper/tolerance and will I have to start again. Will I go through a withdrawal process again until I stabilise.

I’m so mad at myself right now if I didn’t have family to worry about I would hang myself tonight.

Please help.

Is the need to hurt someone really a benzo withdrawal symptom? Involuntary yelling? Laughing hysterically?

involuntarily yell out loud and symptoms such seazure
« on: April 07, 2016, 12:19:57 pm »

[Buddie]

I’ve calculated with doses of xanax, I’ve used 9 years for social phobia and panic attacks. I used other drugs from the group of antidepressants, antipsychotics and antiepileptics, on end off. Before every social situation, I increased the dose, because of the phobia and panic which is always held in front of others, and I would be ashamed. At first it took 2 mg xanax at once to come to 20mg 2 years ago. Call me a drug addict now, it would be too much for me. I’ve never worked out hedonistic initiative, only I could function. Before my last tablet, I used Prozac and Eftil, antiepileptik. Both I threw in a month. Last year, before the jump when I’m home I used 2.5 mg, at once and when I expose social situation 5-6mg at once, continuous up and down.If I was alone at home,I am not at all neaded xanax,but would immediately arise widhdrowal. All 9 years, I used High doses at once-lower doses of 3-4mg at once,I’m in social situations-I’m alone at home, continuous up and down. I reduced xanax 26 days. Today I am 6 months and 2 days off. From the first day I have seazure, but I’m awake. Aggressive throwing body, with loud involuntary yelling,these attacks lasted 6 hours,rage, screaming into a pillow, cry, but it sounds like laughing hysterically…PLEASE HELP ME..Is this normal?Is this seazure or weight widhrowal???

Re: involuntarily yell out loud and symptoms such seazure
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2016, 01:18:29 pm »

[Buddie]

I can not stand this anymore, every day I have these attacks. Sweating, the need to break something or hurt someone, I’m falling off the beds to muscle spasms and shaking. When it passes the rest of the day and night I still yell- twitch-yell. As if someone had turned me into electrisity work- does not work. This symptom is here for more than 3 months. A violent throwing body and head over 56 days and night. One month ago I shook my head to the left to the right like I was at rock concert. It was hard for me all this to tell. I barely wrote this. I can barely walk, I do not talk to anybody, because of the sensitivity to sound and I have all the possible symptoms on list and more. I’m new to the forums and i’m looking for support and advice. Would help me gabapentin? Are they real seazure, What if we damages the brain? Thanks in advance everyone. God help us!