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Guess I’ll Sit Around and Medicate – America’s Opioid Crisis

I look at the big picture of the drug culture in the United States and how widely accepted it is to medicate yourself yet when that doctor prescribed medication leads to addiction or illegal drugs enter into the picture it becomes taboo.  What’s the difference, really? One is government sanctioned while the other remains illegal and therefore […]

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Antidepressants found to be “death pills” that dramatically raise the risk of early death

A study that was conducted by scientists at McMaster University in Canada concluded that antidepressants raised the risk of death among depressed people without a heart disease, to 33 percent, as compared with those who did not regularly take these so-called “medications”. The researchers analyzed data from 17 previous studies involving almost 380,000 people. The studies showed […]

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Pregnant women who take antidepressants increase risk of psychiatric disorders for their kids

Mothers-to-be who are mulling over the decision about whether to take antidepressants while pregnant might want to take note of a recent study out of Aarhus University that reveals that doing so raises a child’s risk of having a psychiatric disorder later in life. In the study, which looked at nearly a million Danish children […]

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Pivotal Lawsuit Shows Widely Used Antidepressant Increases Suicide Risk Over 800 Percent

By Annabelle Bamforth A trial is currently underway in Illinois as a widow seeks to hold pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline accountable for improper labeling and minimizing a potentially serious side effect of a well-known antidepressant. Paroxetine is a widely prescribed antidepressant and anti-anxiety drug under the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Paroxetine is […]

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Antidepressants Cause the Brain to Be Depleted of Crucial Nutrients

By Twain Yobra Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 12:30pm EST Most pharmaceutical drugs only mask symptoms but never fix the real issue. In fact, some can even cause you more health issues. Many folks are using antidepressants nowadays, but they don’t realize their side effects. Antidepressants can deplete the body of important nutrients, research […]

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The Shocking Reason Many Teenage Girls Are Prescribed Antidepressants

A striking new study published in JAMA Psychiatry links hormonal contraceptives to depression, especially in teenage girls. The findings aren’t surprising to many women. A professor at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and lead supervisor of the study, Dr. Øjvind Lidegaard said:   “We have known for decades that women’s sex hormones estrogen and progesterone have an influence […]

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Medical journal openly admits 50% of people on antidepressants don’t even have depression

Nearly half of people taking depressants are not suffering from depression at all, according to a study conducted by researchers from McGill University in Montreal, and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). These people have been prescribed the drugs for “off label” uses not approved by drug regulatory agencies. These uses […]

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How antidepressants ruin your natural serotonin so you can never be happy again … without your pills

The use of antidepressants has skyrocketed in recent years, despite a growing consensus that these drugs are dangerous and often ineffective in treating the conditions for which they are prescribed. Health experts in the US and the UK are concerned about the high rate of antidepressant use in both countries, and have warned that the […]

STUDY: long-term use of Xanax, Valium, Klonopin and other psychoactives may lead to cancer

STUDY: long-term use of Xanax, Valium, Klonopin and other psychoactives may lead to cancer

Benzodiazepines (BZDs), the group of central nervous system depressants known to create feelings of calm, sleep and drowsiness, are under fire for findings that suggest they may lead to cancer. This means that the likes of Valium, Xanax, Klonopin, and a host of other psychoactives, are playing a role in chipping away at people’s health, […]

Pharma marketed antidepressants to children after hiding the risk of suicide and aggression revealed by clinical trials

Pharma marketed antidepressants to children after hiding the risk of suicide and aggression revealed by clinical trials

A BMJ press release reported, “Children and adolescents have a doubled risk of aggression and suicide when taking one of the five most commonly prescribed antidepressants,” according to a study published in The BMJ on January 28, 2016. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are the most commonly prescribed antidepressants, the […]