Why the Approval of this New Alzheimer’s Drug Is So Greatly Disturbing

Drugs that mess with the body’s physiology provide a false sense of control—at a grave cost. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration ignored the advice of its own expert advisory committee and approved the first new treatment for Alzheimer’s in 18 years. Called Aduhelm, it carries a substantial risk of painful brain swelling and bleeding, requires monthly infusions, and comes with an eye-popping list price … Continue reading Why the Approval of this New Alzheimer’s Drug Is So Greatly Disturbing

Antidepressants: The Purple Elephant in the Bedroom that No One is Talking About or Even Wanting to Notice

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

Are Benzos (Benzodiazepines) the Next “Opioid” Crisis?

When Rachel Ziegler was 22, her doctor prescribed 0.5 mg of Xanax once a day to treat generalized anxiety and panic attacks. “I don’t recall ever discussing a potential stopping point,” says Ziegler, who works as a chemistry-lab technician at the University of Illinois, “but I do remember asking her if I would become addicted.” Ziegler says her doctor minimized the risk, telling her, “Oh, … Continue reading Are Benzos (Benzodiazepines) the Next “Opioid” Crisis?

CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING DRUGS HAVE SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS THAT INCLUDE BRAIN DAMAGE

One out of every five Americans has been convinced to take a statin drug in order to lower their blood cholesterol levels and supposedly prevent heart disease. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) admit that statin drug use is on the rise; Atorvastatin (Lipitor) is the best-selling prescription drug in the world. The problem with statin drugs is they cause memory loss, learning difficulties, muscle wasting, … Continue reading CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING DRUGS HAVE SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS THAT INCLUDE BRAIN DAMAGE

FDA Says Certain Antibiotics Could Rupture Main Artery

They’re certain antibiotics, known as fluoroquinolones. Popular brand names include Avelox, Cipro, and Levaquin. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says these antibiotics “can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body,” the aorta. The FDA says these ruptures “can lead to dangerous bleeding or even death.” The FDA is requiring drug makers to add … Continue reading FDA Says Certain Antibiotics Could Rupture Main Artery

HARVARD INVESTIGATION SHOWS DOCTORS ARE PAID HUGE SUMS TO PRESCRIBE ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS

Addicted to prescription drugs?  SUE YOUR DOCTOR! In 2010, it was found that roughly 100,000 Americans die each year from prescription drugs alone. When it comes to opioids, the number of deaths is in the tens of thousands while a quarter of patients who were given a short-term prescription transitioned to long-term use. Now, according to a recent Harvard University analysis, doctors who prescribe these pain-killers are being … Continue reading HARVARD INVESTIGATION SHOWS DOCTORS ARE PAID HUGE SUMS TO PRESCRIBE ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS

Precedent Set as Court Orders Gov’t to Pay for Medical Marijuana Instead of Opioids for Worker’s Comp

Freehold Township, NJ – In a major victory for medicinal cannabis rights, a New Jersey workers’ compensation judge has ordered a Freehold Township to pay for an injured worker’s medical marijuana, despite an insurance carrier’s objections stemming from the drug’s status Schedule 1 status as a controlled substance under federal law. People will no longer be forced to rely solely on opioids for the treatment … Continue reading Precedent Set as Court Orders Gov’t to Pay for Medical Marijuana Instead of Opioids for Worker’s Comp

Report states: Overprescribing Doctor Linked To Hundreds Of Deaths

The doctor’s “brusque and indifferent” prescribing of diamorphine led to the deaths of at least 456 patients between 1989-2000. A British doctor is making headlines once again, after a report released Wednesday (June 20) concluded that her policy of over-prescribing a powerful pain medication led to hundreds of patient deaths. Jane Barton, who is now retired, was found guilty of serious professional misconduct in 2010 … Continue reading Report states: Overprescribing Doctor Linked To Hundreds Of Deaths

Synthetic Marijuana is NOT in any way anything like Marijuana!

I feel that I need to address synthetic marijuana again, because it is destroying lives.  Make no mistake about it, it is NOT related to marijuana at all. Synthetic cannabis (also called synthetic cannabinds, SCs, or synncanns) hides under many other names like K2 and Spice, as well as a label which reads “Not for human consumption.” New varieties are introduced with shuffled ingredients as … Continue reading Synthetic Marijuana is NOT in any way anything like Marijuana!

FYI: Big Pharma Paid Millions In Secret Settlements After Antidepressants Linked To Mass Murder

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

WHY ISN’T THERE A BAN ON BIG PHARMA, WHEN OPIOIDS ARE KILLING SIGNIFICANTLY FAR MORE PEOPLE THAN GUNS ARE????????

Americans continue to mourn the dozens of people who were killed and hundreds wounded by a crazed lunatic in Las Vegas on Sunday, and as is usually the case when guns are involved in a mass murder incident, the usual suspects are once more calling for gun bans. “Nowhere but America do horrific large-scale mass shootings happen with this degree of regularity,” said U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, … Continue reading WHY ISN’T THERE A BAN ON BIG PHARMA, WHEN OPIOIDS ARE KILLING SIGNIFICANTLY FAR MORE PEOPLE THAN GUNS ARE????????

STUDY: Antidepressants Linked to Higher Rates of Suicide and Self-Harm

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

National Alliance for Rx Drug Addiction Survivors

Victory Retreat Montana – VictoryRetreatMontana.com – has just formed a new organization for all those affected in any way by Rx Drug Addiction… victims and loved ones. We have appropriately named it, NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR Rx DRUG ADDICTION SURVIVORS. Please visit and ‘like’ our revised Facebook Page for support of those who never asked for an addiction, but suffered the ultimate betrayal at the hands of … Continue reading National Alliance for Rx Drug Addiction Survivors

Does This Sound Like You?

Today, I want to have a super serious talk with you. You have chronic pain.  You’re sick and tired of being sick and tired and in pain all the time.  You want a quick fix and natural remedies seem just to hard to research.  So, you made an appointment with your doctor.  After your visit, you came home with a prescription.  Maybe it was Hydrocodone, … Continue reading Does This Sound Like You?

Why do you need HELP NOW for your Rx Drug Addiction?

Why come to ToGiveYouHope.com for Online Help with your Rx Drug Addiction? Affordability: We will work with you for a donation of any size whatsoever. No one should ever have to die from an addiction simply because they can’t pay! Our only reason for any donation at all is Accountability; we have found that if you don’t pay something, whether it be a product or … Continue reading Why do you need HELP NOW for your Rx Drug Addiction?

Doctors told to avoid prescribing opiates for chronic pain

The nation’s top federal health agency urged doctors to avoid prescribing powerful opiate painkillers for patients with chronic pain, saying the risks from such drugs far outweigh the benefits for most people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its first ever guidelines for dispensing the morphine-like, addictive drugs, such as Vicodin and Oxycontin, said it took the action Tuesday to combat the nation’s … Continue reading Doctors told to avoid prescribing opiates for chronic pain

Ambien… a drug with death in it’s wings

Sleep… it’s a natural and necessary bodily function. You brain and body know what it needs.  You need to trust that fact.  People have grown to embrace what the world has to offer, rather than to receive those things that God naturally gives to us. The world, in the spirit of money and greed, has used the media’s power to brainwash – through repetition and … Continue reading Ambien… a drug with death in it’s wings

The Proven Dangers of Antidepressants

The Proven Dangers of Antidepressants 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 … Continue reading The Proven Dangers of Antidepressants

The Hidden Dangers of Benzodiazepines

There is a brand spankin’ new and uplifiting social community exclusively dedicated to prescription drug addiction. If you want to completely recover… offer your expertise… ask questions… write a blog… lead your own group… discuss causes and solutions, remember someone you’ve lost to an accidental overdose, discuss chronic pain… and on and on and on. It’s a great place to come to about this #1 … Continue reading The Hidden Dangers of Benzodiazepines

Known Side Effects of Hydrocodone

For the Consumer Applies to hydrocodone: oral capsule extended release, oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by hydrocodone. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention. Major Side Effects You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side … Continue reading Known Side Effects of Hydrocodone

Medical Care is now the Number 1 Cause of Death in the US

by Dr. Mercola The latest data on the leading causes of deathi in the United States has been released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The report, which is based on 2010 data, lists the 10 leading causes of death as follows: Diseases of the heart Cancer Chronic lower respiratory diseases Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) Accidents (unintentional injuries) Alzheimer’s disease Diabetes mellitus Nephritis, … Continue reading Medical Care is now the Number 1 Cause of Death in the US

Today’s Word on Benzodiazepines

Valium, Xanax, Librium, Ativan, and Klonopin have become as common as over the counter household aspirin, and are all too often prescribed for more than 90 days by doctors who either want you coming back (money money money $$$) to renew your Rx each month, OR, because they are simply uneducated and ignorant in addiction and too apathetic to do their due diligence in research. My close … Continue reading Today’s Word on Benzodiazepines

‘Modern Medicine’???

Let’s look at the statistics of modern medicine and see what it ‘speaks’ to logic and sanity… 52 Million people in the US, over the age of 12, have used prescription drugs for a non-meical reason in their lifetime. 6.1 Million people have used prescription drugs – non-medically – in the past month.  The US has 5% of the world’s population; however consumes 75% of … Continue reading ‘Modern Medicine’???

What’s it like Surviving a Massive Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose?

by Dina Perkins Let me preface this article by saying that I never came close to looking for a way out of emotional or physical pain with any type of prescription drug. I began at age 11 with a doctor’s prescription.  I learned quickly over the years, that pills were the only answer available.  My parents taught me that doctors were never to be questioned, … Continue reading What’s it like Surviving a Massive Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose?