Check on Meds
Often, while on this grief journey, I will, half-jokingly, tease about having a "xanax day" or a "xanax moment" which was a term offered up for our Dictionary of Loss, defined as follows:
But recently, my husband Hawk, came across this link to some research that was done outside of the US, independent of any affiliations with drug companies, etc. The results and information from these studies are downright scary!
One of the ideas presented was the following:
And *this* is scary stuff -- because it's a never-ending cycle! If you are working with your doctor to use things like Xanax or the other drugs mentioned in the following research (see link below), you might want to be armed with this information for your next appointment.
Information is power. And being empowered about your own health and safety is *so* important. Read this, do more digging for other information on your own, and then ask questions of your doc and your pharmacist before you take yourself up to that next dosage!!! Check it out: