My husband passed away he had prostate cancer, it was a year in September, I was doing okay for the first six months, and then I started to get hot flashes and hormonal feeling like when I was going through menopause, I have had a hysterectomy and am 73 years of age, so I couldn't believe what was going on. I don't know if it was a coincidence but I got a shingles shot at time the problems started. By July I asked my doctor to give me something for the anxiety, I am on the generic version of ativan 1mg. I only take one a day, I have tried cutting it to a half and even going without but it has not been working for me, I am mad at myself to think I need it, but my concern is can it become addictive.
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