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Posted on 02-01-2017
Can Going Off Your Medications Make You Sick?
(Yes, It’s Called Withdrawal Syndrome)
CAUTION: Do NOT discontinue any prescription medication without the guidance and supervision of your prescribing physician.
Reasons You May Choose to Go Off a Medication:
What is Withdrawal Syndrome?
Many commonly prescribed medications used to treat a wide variety of disorders can be addictive.
The side effects of discontinuing these drugs is called Withdrawal Syndrome (or also known as Discontinuation Syndrome).
You may not know if you are addicted to your current medication, so, being prepared for possible withdrawal syndrome symptoms is wise if you are choosing to discontinue that medication.
The addictive properties of the drug may only be known when you try to discontinue it.
Withdrawal syndrome is characterized by one or more of the following symptoms (Haddad et al, 2001):
How Do I Prevent Withdrawal Syndrome?
How Do I Treat Withdrawal Syndrome Symptoms?
If you’d like to have your nutritional needs assessed or prevent Withdrawal Syndrome with Nutrition Response Testing (NRT), please call Hands on Healing Chiropractic, 408-371-0068.
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