Learn About The Signs and Dangers of Benzodiazepine (Anxiety Medication) Withdrawal!

Dr Jennie Byrne, discusses what can happen when you withdrawl to quickly from Benzodiazepines or medication like Ativan, Valium, Xanax, Klonopin.

These medications are typically prescribed by primary care doctors for anxiety. Now if you take them more than a few times per week you can begin to become addicted and then have withdrawal symptoms when you suddenly stop.

This can be dangerous and even deadly. Please watch the video to learn more and if you want further information please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

To learn more about how we might be able to help you navigate this safely as well as treat any anxiety symptoms you might be experiencing please click here.

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Dr. Jennie Byrne, M.D., PhD. With over 15 years of medical expertise, Jennie Byrne, MD, PhD, is a board-certified psychiatrist with experience treating mental health conditions in adults, including dementia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, and depression. After practicing in New York City for 12 years, Dr. Byrne relocated to North Carolina in 2008; she currently cares for patients in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at Cognitive Psychiatry of Chapel Hill. Dr. Byrne earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She then received her doctorate from New York University Department of Neurophysiology. She also has a doctorate of medicine from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Byrne went on to complete a psychiatry residency at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. In addition to her work as a psychiatrist, Dr. Byrne has performed extensive research on attention, memory, and depression. As a board-certified adult psychiatrist, Dr. Byrne focuses on the needs of each patient to pro

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