STORY AT-A-GLANCE As of 2018, 13.2% — approximately 1 in 8 — of American adults over the age of 18 were on antidepressant medication, with more than twice as many women taking them (17.7%) than men (8.4%).1 Curiously, though, only 7.2% had actually been diagnosed with a major depressive episode — a statistical discrepancy that hints at massive antidepressant overprescribing. As noted by Newsweek:2 “Although there … Continue reading The Reason why You’re being LIED TO About Antidepressants
While many have bought into the simplistic idea that availability of firearms is the cause of mass shootings, a number of experts have pointed out some uncomfortable truths. The ‘elephant in the room’ is being overlooked by our media, despite the fact it’s directly linked to the rise in mass shootings. While many have bought into the simplistic idea that availability of firearms is the … Continue reading 97.8 Percent of Mass Shootings Are Linked to This. This May Shock You!
Stopping anti-anxiety agents or antidepressants suddenly is a mistake. Sertraline withdrawal can cause “brain zaps.” Is there a better way? Doctors have been prescribing tranquilizers and anti-anxiety agents for centuries. Antidepressants are more recent. They weren’t discovered until the 1950s. When a doctor prescribes anxiolytics or antidepressants, does he or she envision the patient taking it forever? Many of these head drugs are hellishly difficult … Continue reading Antidepressant Withdrawal Feels Like Circles of Hell
It’s been twenty years since Viagra first hit the U.S. market, and in that time erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs have grown into a nearly $3 billion a year market. Incidentally, in the last fifteen years there has also been a 65% surge in the use of antidepressants, and today over 40 million Americans regularly take them, with some 25 million people having been on them for a period longer than … Continue reading Antidepressants: The Purple Elephant in the Bedroom that No One is Talking About or Even Wanting to Notice
The Facts: Multiple studies outlined in this article indicate a serious issue with the efficacy of antidepressant drugs, and the lengths that pharmaceutical companies go to hide potential dangers. Reflect On: How much science is there really behind the efficacy of antidepressant drugs? A study published in the British Medical Journal by researchers at the Nordic Cochrane Center in Copenhagen showed that pharmaceutical companies were not disclosing all information … Continue reading Study “Confirms That The Full Degree Of Harm Of Antidepressants Is Not Reported”
A word to the wise: Don’t start what Jesus Christ came here to destroy. Depression is one of those things. ~NationalAddictionNews.com Can going off your medication cause antidepressant withdrawal symptoms (antidepressant discontinuation syndrome)? About 10% of women ages 18 and over take antidepressants. As many of us know, these medications can be a godsend when depression has robbed life of its joy and made it … Continue reading Coming Off Your ‘Happy Pills’ Can Cause Antidepressant Withdrawal – and Could Set You Up for More Depression and More Problems
Recently, scientists have found that drugs with a type of feature may greatly harm people’s brain health. The feature is called anticholinergic property. It exists in many commonly prescribed drugs, such as drugs for allergies, Parkinson’s disease, depression and heart disease. Previous research has shown that this anticholinergic feature could disturb communication between parts of the nervous system. The negative outcomes include blurred vision, confusion, … Continue reading Prescribed Drugs with this Feature Linked to Memory Loss & Stroke
Image:Antidepressants are meant to be taken for nine months for a first episode of depression Long-term antidepressant users are risking permanent damage to their bodies, according to leading medical experts. Dr Tony Kendrick, a professor of primary care at the University of Southampton, says more urgent action needs to be taken to encourage and support long-term users to come off the medication. “By the time … Continue reading Long-term use of antidepressants could cause PERMANENT DAMAGE, doctors warn
In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder conditions and Parkinson’s are also linked to dementia risk. The research was conducted by researchers from the University of East Anglia. Currently, more than 50 million people in the world are affected by dementia and this number is estimated to … Continue reading Three Common Drugs Linked to High Dementia Risk
There are far better ways of dealing with depression and anxiety than going to a shrink and getting one or more Big Pharma ‘pill(s)’. Does that even make logical sense when you consider that a pill can make you happy? A pill puts you in emotional restraints and is like a straight jacket for your brain. A DANGEROUS pill that dumbs you down rather than … Continue reading How Long Does Antidepressant Withdrawal Last?
I want to preface this article today by saying that I don’t blog for any other purpose but to bring awareness in a very dangerous time when big pharma, prescription drugs and extremely bad health advice is out there. After my own near death from a massive opioid overdose on 5/10/2008, I have been tirelessly working to do my part in ending addiction in a … Continue reading Mom Says ‘Zoloft Abducted Our Child And Killed Her’
Most people are not born with diseases and disorders, they are acquired over time from the consumption of chemicals, whether by food, water, skin application, inhalation, or injection. Even autism is a disorder that develops during the first few years of life. Cancer is a disorder of the cells where good cells mutate, multiply uncontrollably, and eventually attack the good cells. Dementia and strokes stem … Continue reading Big Pharma’s top 12 money-making CAUSES of disease in America
“We have never drugged our troops to this extent and the current increase in suicides is not a coincidence. “Why hasn’t psychiatry in the military been relieved of command of Mental Health Services? “In any other command position in the military, there would have been a change in leadership.” – Lt. Col. Bart Billings, Clinical Psychologist U.S. Army Reserve, Ret. Today, with militaries of … Continue reading THE HIDDEN ENEMY
BEHAVIORS ARE NOT DISEASES! THEY ARE CHOICES! Psychiatric disorders are not medical diseases. There are no lab tests, brain scans, X-rays or chemical imbalance tests that can verify any mental disorder is a physical condition. This is not to say that people do not get depressed, or that people can’t experience emotional or mental duress, but psychiatry has repackaged these emotions and behaviors as “disease” … Continue reading Get The FACTS on Why Mental Illness is NOT NOT NOT a Disease… Before it’s Too Late!
CCHR makes their voice heard against electroconvulsive therapy, a psychiatric “treatment” that has never produced evidence of being safe or effective. Today it is being used on children aged five and younger in the name of “help,” and CCHR says, “Stop this abuse!” The dirty little secret of psychiatry’s biggest weapon is now exposed. Protect your children! A CCHR march and demonstration protested psychiatry’s use … Continue reading ECT (Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy) is TORTURE & CAUSES BRAIN INJURY, Yet Psychiatrists Are Using it More & More – even on Little Children
ALL medications have dangers… I mean ALL. I have prepared a list for my readers of questions you need to print out and take with you to your doctor – each and every single time you visit him or her. Medication, whether it be a dangerous opioid or any other medication is a major commitment and a foreign chemical substance to your body. Anything and … Continue reading Questions to Ask your doctor when he/she prescribes an opioid, benzodiazepine, antidepressant, stimulant, antipsychotic, or other dangerous medication
Psychiatrists can’t predict what adverse side effects you might experience because not one of them knows how their drugs work. Psychotropic drugs are increasingly being exposed as chemical toxins with the power to kill. Psychiatrists claim their drugs save lives, but according to their own studies, psychotropic drugs can double the risk of suicide. And long-term use has been proven to create a lifetime of … Continue reading Psychiatric Drugs Destroy Lives & Kill
In the news, it’s all too common to encounter a story of a horrific crime that leaves you wondering how someone could ever commit such an act. Many times, it turns out the perpetrator was taking psychiatric drugs – a trend that is especially common among mass shooters. Why are so many people taking psychiatric drugs these days, and are we becoming a drugged-up nation? … Continue reading DRUGGED-UP & DUMBED-DOWN – The Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs
When one of the world’s leading psychiatrist issues such a severe warning about antidepressants, we should probably listen. In 1994 Dr. Allen Francis chaired the committee that assembled the DSM-IV, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which is sometimes referred to as the bible of mental health. In a recent interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Dr. Francis addresses the very real problem with antidepressant addiction, … Continue reading Prominent Psychiatrist Speaks Frankly as to Why Antidepressants Are So Dangerous
Older male doctors in the South and in rural western states are prescribing the most sedatives and opioids to seniors, according to a new University of Michigan (U-M) study. And those receiving the drugs are more often than not less educated, from areas with lower incomes and at higher risk for suicide. States with the highest intensity of prescribing were Alabama, Tennessee, West Virginia, Florida … Continue reading Seniors In The Deep South And Rural Western States Prescribed Most Benzodiazepines And Opioids
In our work with PIA’s (People In Addiction), we have come to one certainty… they ALL have the common thread of despair. Each and every single one of them have had serious emotional trauma in their lives that caused them to escape through drugs and alcohol. I said EVERY SINGLE ONE! Addiction is NOT a disease… it’s a symptom of despair. There are those who … Continue reading If You’re Taking Antidepressants And Have Health Issues, Reading This Is A MUST!
The commons thread, as far as thoughts, in ALL people who are in addiction or have depression, include the following. Not everyone asks or thinks the same statements; however, most of these are included in the minds of a substance user or a depressed person. A depressed or anxious person is the next one to become addicted. Why am I even here; my life is … Continue reading The Questions & Inner Dialogue that People Use that Drives them into DANGEROUS Opioids, Antidepressants, Benzos, Hypnotics (Sleeping Pills), Stimulants and Weed (for recreational purposes)
A typical scenario is going to your doctor with some type of pain, anxiety, or mood issues. He (or she) gives you a few brief moments to describe what’s going on and then offers you Vicodin, Klonopin, and/or an antidepressant. The entire scenario exists in the space of about 30 seconds. You happily leave the office, after you pay your bill, and zoom over to … Continue reading How Much Time Did Your Doctor Spend Informing You About The Probability of Addiction, Organ Damage & Premature Death BEFORE He Gave You Your First Opioid, Benzo, or Antidepressant?
Antidepressants and antipsychotics, along with other dangerous prescription drugs, should never ever be used, as they create a type of chemical restraint. They confuse thinking and turn you into someone you aren’t. If ever doctors need to use these types of drugs, they should be institutionalizing their patients and monitoring them closely. After that, they need to be taken off antidepressants or stay institutionalized. … Continue reading Antidepressant Prescriptions for Children on the Rise ~ Including Babies! CHILDHOOD IS NOT A DISEASE!
In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants are linked to a higher risk of dementia. Anticholinergic antidepressants have been found to be linked with dementia, even when taken up to 20 years before a diagnosis. The research also shows a dementia risk linked to medications prescribed for bladder conditions and Parkinson’s. Other anticholinergic medications, … Continue reading Anticholinergic Antidepressants Have Been Found to be Linked with Dementia
by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. On March 22 the FDA issued an extraordinary “Public Health Advisory” that cautioned about the risks associated with the whole new generation of antidepressants including Prozac and its knock offs, Zoloft, Paxil, Luvox, Celexa, and Lexapro, as well as Wellbutrin, Effexor, Serzone, and Remeron. The warning followed a public hearing where dozens of family members and victims testified about suicide … Continue reading DR. PETER BREGGIN, MD: THE PROVEN DANGERS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS
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What hope is there? Wouldn’t a universal, proven cure for drug addiction be a good thing? And is it possible? First, let’s clearly define what is meant by “cure.” For the individual a cure means complete and permanent absence of any overwhelming physical or mental desire, need or compulsion to take drugs. For the society it means the rehabilitation of the addict as a consistently … Continue reading REHAB FRAUD: PSYCHIATRY’S DRUG SCAM
Faith based recovery that is compassionate, empathetic, transformational, non-12 step, without disease theories, individualized, and delivered to you online and by phone – with 24/7 support for life! Please CLICK HERE. Continue reading HOW DO PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS REALLY WORK?
Most of us have heard how suicide rates have gone down in society since the advent of antidepressants. Many believe there are scientific studies to prove the claim. The US is the nation most thoroughly drenched with neurotoxic “antidepressants” with 20% or more of mature women taking them, as well as large numbers of both sexes in all age groups. Therefore, America is the best testing ground … Continue reading An Important Message From Dr Peter Breggin, MD, Psychiatrist
Please read the NY Times article located HERE. You CAN quit; however, you need to be medically detoxed as an out-patient or in patient – depending on your use and how long you’ve been taking these drugs. I’ve said it before and I’ll boldly say it again – NO ONE SHOULD BE TAKING THESE DRUGS OUTSIDE OF A PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTION!!!!!!! NO ONE! IF YOU NEED … Continue reading People Taking Antidepressants Are Finding Out They Can’t Quit!
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