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Torson Tension

These are descriptions of how individuals experienced various symptoms during withdrawal. While everyone's withdrawal is unique and symptoms will be different for everyone, it may be useful to know what others went through.

All withdrawal symptoms can be caused by things in addition to withdrawal. If a symptom is persistent or you are worried by it, it is always a good idea to get it checked out by your doctor to ensure nothing else is going on.


Definition: (n) Tension is the act or process of stretching something tight -- in this case, the abdomen and torso.


What I've Felt:

"You  feel like your entire upper body has been dipped in quick-dry cement, then left out in the sun. This very strange, disarming sensation was also associated  with internal tremors, muscle pain and troubled breathing. - Matt


My Coping Strategies

bullet Acceptance
bullet Meditation
bullet Progressive Muscle Relaxation
bullet Upward-facing dog, three or four times


Disclaimer:  The information contained in this website was not compiled by a doctor or anyone with medical training. The advice contained herein should not be substituted for the advice of a physician who is well-informed in the subject matter discussed. Before making any decisions about your health or treatment you should always confer with your physician and it is always assumed that you will do so.

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Last updated 21 July 2020