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
Ignoring other causes of depression has left millions of Americans without truly effective treatment “Lexapro appears to relieve the symptoms of depression and anxiety by increasing serotonin,” says an ad on the Bonkers Institute, a website that archives drug ads and also satirizes pharma claims and shaky science. “Zoloft works to correct a chemical imbalance in the brain which may be related to symptoms of depression,” another ad says. “Paxil CR … Continue reading ‘Chemical Imbalance’ Theory of Depression Hugely Profitable—BUT, It’s Not Even True
Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good and the use of most antidepressants and dementia drugs could be virtually stopped without causing harm, an expert on clinical trials argues in a leading medical journal. Given their lack of benefit, I estimate we could stop almost all psychotropic drugs without causing harm Peter Gøtzsche The views expressed in a British Medical Journal debate by Peter Gøtzsche, professor and … Continue reading Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good, says expert
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!
Instead of making you less depressed, antidepressants could lead to homicidal or suicidal actions. Get the facts. There are numerous antidepressants. The most common are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Serotonin is a brain chemical that psychiatrists and pharmaceutical companies have theorized regulates mood, social behavior, appetite, digestion, sleep, memory and sexual desire and function. SSRIs prevent serotonin from being reabsorbed by the body with … Continue reading Antidepressants and their DEADLY Side Effects
WARNING: After reading this article, you may want to make some changes to the medications you or a loved one are taking. Do NOT do this on your own! Do NOT do this on your own! Do NOT do this on your own! Make certain that you talk to your medical provider to develop a detox schedule to safely come off these dangerous medications, or … Continue reading The Medications That Change Who We Are
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
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’
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
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!
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
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!
My life, for the last 11 years, has been 1) devoted and dedicated to helping people secure a recovery that lasts a lifetime, and 2) warning people about the evil agendas of doctors and big pharma. Most just tell me that doctors take an oath to ‘do no harm’ and could never break that oath – as though they were God! Just go ahead and … Continue reading Heart Attack Survivors who are Prescribed Antidepressants are More than TWICE as Likely to be Dead One Year Later
Every time there are reports of a mass shooting, there are a number of people who automatically question whether the suspect had mental health issues or was taking prescription medications such as antidepressants. While history has shown that the most notorious mass shooters in this century were taking antidepressants or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) before they carried out the deadly rampages, there are a … Continue reading FYI: Big Pharma Paid Millions In Secret Settlements After Antidepressants Linked To Mass Murder
Dr Peter Breggin, MD (Psychiatrist) By Peter Breggin, MD February 26, 2018 In late September 2016, a few days after Nikolas Cruz turned 18 and became old enough to buy a gun, the Department of Children and Families sent one or more investigators to Cruz’s home. The Department had been alerted by posts on Snapchat where the young man talked crazily about cutting himself and asked … Continue reading Psychiatrist Says: More Psychiatry Means More Shootings
Although it seems increasingly unlikely he acted alone, Las Vegas Mandalay Bay massacre shooter Stephen Paddock is now known to have been taking prescription psychiatric medications that have been repeatedly linked to mass shootings. As detailed on PsychDrugShooters.com, over 100 mass shooting events have been carried out by people who are taking psychiatric medications. “Stephen Paddock, who killed at least 58 people and wounded hundreds more in Las Vegas on … Continue reading BREAKING: Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was taking psychiatric medications that increase killing behavior by 45%
There are so many lies about psychiatric drugs, including the biochemical imbalance theory, why do I focus this one—that disturbed mental patients must take the drugs to prevent them from killing people? It has many harmful ramifications for individuals and for society. The Pharmaceutical Empire has put fear into the population about patients stopping their drugs, growing wildly psychotic, and then killing people. This fabricated … Continue reading The Biggest Lie of All about Psychiatric Drugs by Dr P Breggin, MD Psychiatrist
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Evidence continues to pile up about the serious risks of taking antidepressants, and a new study provides additional proof that these risks extend beyond the popular SSRI class of drugs. A study out of the University of Nottingham links some popular antidepressants to a higher rate of suicide and self-harm among people suffering from depression between the ages of 20 and 64. While past studies … Continue reading STUDY: Antidepressants Linked to Higher Rates of Suicide and Self-Harm
NARDAS is an alliance that we have recently formed that will: Bring Awareness to the dangers Rx Drug Addiction Educate patients on physician induced addiction (Iatrogenic Addiction) which is the #1 cause of preventable accidental death in the US right now Advocate for those affected Provide support to it’s victims and their families Educate doctors about prescription drug addiction and detox Offer alternative methods of … Continue reading National Alliance for Rx Drug Addiction Survivors (NARDAS)
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