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What are benzos and are they addictive?

Benzodiazepines, also referred to as benzos, are a class of agents that work on the central nervous system, acting selectively on gamma-aminobutyric acid-A (GABA-A) receptors in the brain. GABA is a neurotransmitter that inhibits or reduces the activity of nerve cells (neurons) within the brain. Benzodiazepines open GABA-activated chloride channels, [...]

2017-06-21T14:55:48+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|