In September, I started to remove my dependency on Pregabalin. This drug was prescribed to treat the neuralgic pain I was suffering. However, it is also used to treat anxiety and epilepsy, and I was already taking medication for both of these conditions.
I’ve been prescribed and taking Pregabalin for many years and became dependent in a very short time. Dependency is the same as addiction in its cause and effect, but the difference is a doctor prescribed me drugs, I did not take them for so-called recreational reasons.
This is the first month I’ve not taken Pregabalin, and I’m feeling so much better. I still feel that need to take it, but I think this is like the drink, drugs and anything that has this addictive potential. Those needs are hard-wired into your brain from doing the same thing repeatedly for so long.
It’s been six months of coping and many stressful times when I wasn’t. Now, that time is behind me, and I can look forward again. So enough of me going on, I’m back to the land of the living.
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