Benzodiazepines May Shorten Life Span In Adult Alzheimer’s Patients

Benzodiazepines possess sedative, hypnotic, anti-anxiety, anticonvulsant, and muscle relaxant properties. They  boost the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which reduces the activity of neurons that cause stress and anxiety. Examples of benzodiazepine drugs are: Xanax, Xanax XR Onfi  Klonopin  Tranxene  Librium  Valium, Diastat Acudial, Diastat  Ativan       Benzodiazepines: Why/When Are They Prescribed? Benzodiazepines are tranquilizers and are…

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