Posts Tagged ‘antidepressants’

An Epidemic of Antidepressants: Why We Need Non-chemical Treatments for Depression

May 15th, 2020 By Steve Taylor, Ph.D. Guest writer for Wake Up World Around 13% of Americans take antidepressants, and their use is growing around the world. In the UK, the prescription of antidepressants has doubled over the past 10 years. The long-term use of the drugs is also increasing, year on year. In 2000, around 5 million Americans […]

Antidepressants are a Major Cause of Sexual Dysfunction but Nobody Talks About It

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times  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 […]

Study “Confirms That The Full Degree of Harm of Antidepressants Is Not Reported”

The Facts: On June 6, 1968, Peter Lewis chatted with Lennon and Spinetti about a new play they were working on. The filmed interview would air on BBC-2 as part of the arts program Release. This is a clip from that interview. Reflect On: Today, Lennon’s message has become quite obvious, and there are many […]

Antidepressants linked to dementia: Mental meds may just trade one condition for another

(Natural News) Antidepressants and antihistamines are among the most common types of medications people take, and they belong to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. These drugs can treat a variety of health problems, including COPD, asthma, depression, dizziness, gastrointestinal problems, overactive bladder, and the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Although they can […]

‘We Don’t Know How Well Antidepressants Work’: Danish Study Blows Lid Off Flawed Medical Research

RT, Guest Waking Times Researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Centre have expressed alarm at research into the effectiveness of antidepressant medication, citing such degrees of widespread bias and systematic distortion that we can’t be certain they work. “We are not saying (anti-depression medication) doesn’t work. But the studies that have been done are often of […]

Magic Mushrooms Could Replace Antidepressants Within 5 Years

Mandy Froelich, TMU Waking Times According to researchers from the world’s first psychedelic research center, Centre for Psychedelic Research at London’s Imperial College, psilocybin—or “magic mushrooms”—could replace prescribed antidepressants within five years. The assertion follows similar research from John Hopkins University, which suggests victims of emotional trauma may experience more long-term relief when using natural […]

Prescription For Violence: The Corresponding Rise of Antidepressants, SSRIs & Mass Shootings

By Brian Miller According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a mass murder occurs when at least four people are murdered, not including the shooter, over a relatively short period of time during a single incident. Over the last 30 years, the United States has seen a significant increase in mass shootings, which are […]

Mangoes are powerful natural antidepressants, scientists discover

(Natural News) Mangoes (Mangifera indica), which are abundant in tropical countries, are famous for their sweet and juicy fruits but these aren’t the only good parts of the plant. Their bark is also useful because of the many health benefits that it provides. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Lagos in Nigeria showed […]

Prominent Psychiatrist tells CNN Why Antidepressants are So Dangerous

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times 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 […]

Antidepressants Cause Severe Withdrawal Symptoms Like Hallucination, Mania, & Anxiety, Study Reveals

The Facts: It’s amazing how much information can be passed on to our offspring. Scientist have discovered that our DNA has memories, and these can also be passed down. We are talking about thoughts, feelings, emotions and perceptions. Reflect On: Biological changes are shaped by our environment, as well as our thoughts, feelings, emotions and […]

Antidepressants Cause Severe Withdrawal Symptoms like Hallucination, Mania & Anxiety, New Study Reveals

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times New research reveals severe withdrawal symptoms in over half of those who discontinue antidepressant drugs, including lasting and even permanent damage. A concerning new study published in the journal Addictive Behavior and titled, “A systematic review into the incidence, severity and duration of antidepressant withdrawal effects: Are guidelines evidence-based?,” […]

Antidepressants Cause Severe Withdrawal Symptoms, New Study Reveals

October 8th, 2018 By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World Antidepressants Cause Severe Withdrawal Symptoms like “Hallucination”, “Mania” and “Anxiety”, New Study Reveals New research reveals severe withdrawal symptoms in over half of those who discontinue antidepressant drugs, including lasting and even permanent damage. A concerning new study published in the journal Addictive Behavior and titled “A […]

Study Finds Antidepressants to be Depressingly Ineffective

September 28th, 2018 By Dr. Edward F. Group Guest writer for Wake Up World The use of antidepressants has been controversial for quite some time, and with good reason. Altering the brain’s chemistry can yield unpredictable results. Regardless, drug companies and the media have done an extraordinary job at marketing these products and forcing them into our […]

10 Ways Acupuncture Can Replace Antidepressants and Give You Your Life Back

Christina Sarich, Contributor Waking Times It’s no wonder people are turning to alternative medicine to alleviate their symptoms of depression and anxiety in droves. The mainstream medical model has failed – miserably. Even Harvard medical school has admitted that drugs “aren’t solving mental illness,” if depression can even be labeled as such. Depression is more likely […]

Jacksonville Shooter David Katz Was On Big Pharma Antidepressants

Jacksonville shooter David Katz is another in a long-line of mass shooters who was prescribed Big Pharma antidepressants and antipsychotics, according to medical records.  In almost every mass-shooting in America, we find the shooter had been on anti-psychotic or anti-depressant medications (or both). End of the American Dream reports: So it really came as no […]

The best food sources of tyrosine, one of the best natural antidepressants

(Natural News) Why take antidepressant drugs when there are natural antidepressants available like tyrosine? Tyrosine is one of the best natural antidepressants available as it provides many mental health benefits. Also known as l-tyrosine, the amino acid tyrosine is a precursor to some of the most important brain chemicals and hormones. It […]

CONFIRMED: Antidepressants and other drugs cause dementia

(Natural News) The largest and most detailed study of its kind has just confirmed that a group of chemical drugs known as anticholinergics, which include antidepressants, antispasmodics, Parkinson’s drugs and bladder control medications, among others, may be directly linked to the development of dementia. The study, which was conducted by researchers from […]

Lauren Slater: The frustrating inadequacy of antidepressants

     Why Prozac and its ilk so often fail, and why the future of psychiatry might be psychedelics In 1897, the French sociologist Émile Durkheim decided to study and compare the suicide rates of different religions. He found that Protestants were most likely to commit suicide, and Jews least likely. Durkheim chalked it up to […]

More meds kill ‘em faster: Heart attack survivors prescribed antidepressants more than TWICE as likely to be dead one year later

(Natural News) It is easy to understand that having a heart attack can be a physically devastating experience. What many of us may not realize, however, is the emotional toll such an event takes on a patient. Many heart attack victims start feeling very anxious about their health, becoming convinced that they […]

New Study Finds Antidepressants to be “Largely Ineffective and Potentially Dangerous”

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times  The first two pharmaceutical antidepressants were clinically introduced in the 1950’s, and the conditions they were supposed to treat would have at that time been found in about 50 to 100 persons per million. Today, some 13% of Americans now take antidepressants daily, even though we don’t yet […]

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