25 mg, TID) for approximately 1 year before discontinuing. I have read that long
benzodiazepine use can cause brain shrinkage/enlarged CSF spaces, and I am wondering whether this mild dose which I took could have either caused, or have contributed to this mild cognitive difficulty I am having. Essentially, can one year of mild benzo use cause or precipitate early-onset dementia, of any sort?
Third, for approximately 3.