When I first started suffering from anxiety, I was prescribe
d Ativan and it nearly ruined my life. I be
came completely numb, followed by episodes of severe anxiety. After one month, when I realized that the Ativan was making me sicker, I went of immediately. I suffered some withdrawal symptoms and later learned that going "cold turkey
" was not a good idea.
gan to get be
tter, despite the withdrawal, but a few months later I had some very stressful experiences.