It is amazing to us that the medical profession, particularly medical detox facilities, still continue to largely botch Diazepam withdrawal.
Benzodiazepines like Diazepam cannot be treated like other drug withdrawals and need to preformed strategically and compassionately.
Are you feeling alone in this struggle? So did we.
Alternative to Meds has been the expert on Diazepam withdrawal for over 15 years. We have published evidence regarding our success. Some people can indeed slide off of benzodiazepines easier than others. Some are neurotoxic, forcing them into fight or flight (sympathetic overdrive), and need to clean up that toxic burden before they can regulate. Each person is different and needs to be treated as such.
15 Year Experience by Professionals Who Understand Your Journey.
You probably already know the horrors of this drug. Benzodiazepines are typically more difficult to withdraw from than heroin. And, trying to live life on benzos can be a mess. Please watch the videos you see here or call us to get hope about your situation.
How to Taper Off Diazepam (Valium)
For those of you who are suffering from anxiety, insomnia, or other conditions and cannot tolerate the side effects, addiction potential, or are unresponsive to Diazepam treatment, Diazepam alternatives help could change your life. We have discovered effectual methods of Diazepam alternatives treatment that allow people to taper off this medication and transition into using safe, natural alternatives.
For a lot of individuals, Diazepam (brand name Valium) cannot sufficiently manage their symptoms as it typically causes uncomfortable side effects. In any case, there are natural Diazepam substitutes. Diazepam natural alternatives include different types of talk therapy such as cognitive-behavioral therapy or exposure therapy and lots of other natural and successful options for managing the condition which this medication was prescribed for. The traditional side of the coin for Diazepam alternative medicine is usually other prescription drugs. This is often what physicians or psychiatrists recommend when one medication isn’t working; they suggest that you try another one. Traditional benzodiazepine alternatives include other anti-anxiety drugs, as well as the following categories of antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ( SSRIs ), tricyclic antidepressants, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). Alternative to Meds Center believes that medications should be used only short-term and that there are more effective long-term answers. Prescription medications are not the only options for mental health treatment. We have other answers that may help you.
Many individuals become exhausted by the process of trial and error, constantly trying medications that don’t really work or cause annoying side effects. When someone is not happy with Valium, they may consider Valium alternatives that do not include prescription medications. There are many people who have anxiety and go their whole life without the need for a benzo. Anxiety can be combated with professional Diazepam alternatives help and by learning the tools needed to deal with triggers in a healthy way. Treating your body with the best nutrition, the best food, enough sleep, love, and constant happiness is the best alternative. Alternative to Meds Center aims to teach clients how to be mentally healthy—without medication—for their entire lifetime. We aim to identify and correct the originating causes of the symptoms which led to being medicated with Diazepam.
Natural Alternatives to Diazepam
Diazepam alternative medicine may include the following nutrients. Niacin, also known as Vitamin B3, when administered in appropriate doses, can serve as a natural-acting tranquilizer that promotes relaxation and sleep. Niacin is safer than pharmaceutical products, inexpensive, and not addictive. Abram Hoffer, M.D., is the best author for this subject, with experience dating back to the 1950s. He regularly used as much niacin as vitamin C. The B-complex vitamins help to level out blood sugar. Additionally, the metabolic process for almost everything you digest depends on at least one of the B-vitamins. When taken in combination with supplements and diet therapy, vitamins are especially effective, and certainly safe forms of Diazepam alternatives help. Alternative to Meds Center creates a customized supplementation plan for each client. Multifaceted treatment plans are personalized for each person’s success.
Sugar and other things like processed food should be avoided to help reduce anxiety symptoms. High to low swings in blood sugar that result from sugar consumption can cause corresponding mood swings, so sugar is not your friend. A diet with complex carbohydrates would instead be more beneficial. Exercising is also beneficial as a natural mood enhancer and can be achieve through swimming, yoga, walking, or other calming exercises. Counseling and alternative mental health therapies have also shown to be helpful. Benzos are usually given to an individual for anxiety or for help sleeping. However, using these medications often brings on Diazepam side effects or other problems that weren’t present before the drug was first prescribed, including distinct withdrawal symptoms. These issues, among many others, demonstrate that it’s no wonder users of this drug would desire alternatives to Diazepam. We employ holistic, safe, proven methods to stabilize the body and brain.
Do Not Go Off Diazepam Cold Turkey
In the majority of anxiety cases, we find at Alternative to Meds Center that the person has a build-up of neurotoxins—heavy metals, for example—that are producing an over-stimulated nervous system. This can also be what led a person to the initial use of benzos. These medications are the most common type which we assist individuals to address, as withdrawing from these drugs can present extreme symptoms, such as seizures and protracted withdrawal. Unsupported discontinuation of this medication is usually significantly difficult.
Our protocol on this certain class of medications includes removal of built-up neurotoxins in the person’s body resulting from the drug or from environmental sources, careful medication taper methods, peer support, neurochemical support created by natural substances, and alternatives to Diazepam that promote beneficial effects of relaxation and stability such as acupuncture, massage therapy, sauna, and meditation. We can help you get off Diazepam with little to no discomfort, and you can live your life without anxiety or medication.
Most people do not get real relief from their problems with traditional Valium alternatives as prescription medications only mask anxiety. The anxiety remains when the medication is gone. Our goal is to find and correct underlying problems thereby creating lasting success and relief. Even the underlying causes of anxiety may be more effectually addressed without Diazepam. Please call to learn more about the kind of Diazepam alternatives help available to your loved one…or you.
This content has been reviewed and approved by a licensed physician.
Dr. Samuel Lee
Dr. Samuel Lee is a board-certified psychiatrist, specializing in a spiritually-based mental health discipline and integrative approaches. He graduated with an MD at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and did a residency in psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He has also been an inpatient adult psychiatrist at Kaweah Delta Mental Health Hospital and the primary attending geriatric psychiatrist at the Auerbach Inpatient Psychiatric Jewish Home Hospital. In addition, he served as the general adult outpatient psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente. He is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology and has a B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Religion from Pacific Union College. His specialty is in natural healing techniques that promote the body’s innate ability to heal itself.