Feb 13, - Everyone asks me, “Are you sure it's benzo withdrawal?” Of course, I can't They tell me that the staff says “It's not withdrawal.” They swear Pains in neck and shoulders . Make sure you are eating super healthy. Lots of. Mar 1, - Accept that you are in benzo withdrawal and you are healing. Hurts my back and neck to swallow and clear my nose (which makes it harder. Mechanisms of withdrawal reactions, Acute withdrawal symptoms, Individual A few people have difficulty in swallowing food - the throat seems to tighten up.