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How to Taper off Anxiety Meds Without Withdrawals

Stopping anxiety meds can trigger miserable withdrawal symptoms. I began taking Zoloft (sertraline) four years ago for anxiety. After one failed attempt to discontinue it I realized the powerful effects anxiety meds have on the brain. It took me over a year to get the courage to try again. If you suffer from anxiety, whether your medicated or not, I hope my story gives you hope that you can successfully taper off anxiety meds. At the very least I hope it prevents the hellish experience I had. Anxiety Felt Like… I’ve suffered from anxiety for about 10 years, probably longer if...