Benzodiazepines are prescribed to treat anxiety, depression and sleep issues For every 10 extra days the pills were prescribed for, long-term use risk doubled The recommended use is no more than four weeks but many are prescribed the drugs for as long as eight months Millions of elderly Americans are becoming highly addicted to anti-anxiety medicines that treat depression, anxiety and sleep issues, a new study had warned.
Smash a TV, relieve stress? Patrons pay to break stuff at ‘rage rooms’ in Chicago, across the country
Rage rooms are emerging across the country, where customers pay to smash household objects to alleviate stress. “It’s a catharsis,” says the owner of Rage Room in Chicago. Yet some mental health experts caution the method might do more harm than good.