Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a central nervous system stimulant. (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) In a new review article published in the scientific journal Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft, researchers discuss the negative and harmful side effects of taking/abusing stimulant medications that help with symptoms of ADHD. Participants with ADHD who abused stimulant medications were more likely to experience hallucinations and delusional infestation. These symptoms resolved after the medication was lowered … Continue reading Misuse and abuse of stimulant medications are linked to hallucinations, delusional infestations, and hair pulling
This is the first in a series of three videos about children and psychiatry drugs. Psychiatrist Peter R. Breggin MD describes how stimulants really work—by impairing your child’s brain, reducing or even crushing spontaneity, and enforcing obsessive-compulsive compliance with authority. This is straight-talk science. For more information see Dr. Breggin’s professional webpage http://www.breggin.com and his books, including huis two most recent books, Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal: … Continue reading Stimulant Drugs Crush Children. Are you Drugging Your Kids for a ‘Psychiatric’ Condition with Ritalin, Adderall, or other Stimulant? Here’s an URGENT Message.
Headlines about America’s drug crisis have long centered on opioids such as heroin and fentanyl. But a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paints a more complicated picture of the drug crisis. Overdose deaths involving cocaine and psychostimulants such as methamphetamines, MDMA, methylphenidate (commonly sold as Ritalin) and caffeine have also been steadily rising. In 2017, there were 23,139 overdose deaths involving … Continue reading Amid America’s Opioid Crisis, Deaths from Stimulants (ie: ADD & ADHD drugs) are Steadily Rising
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