Antidepressants linked to rise in superbugs, study finds

New research out of Australia has identified a link between antidepressant use and the spawning of deadly new “superbugs.” Jianhua Guo, a professor at The University of Queensland‘s Australian Centre for Water and Environmental Biotechnology and the study’s lead author, told Nature magazine that despite being a completely different class of drugs than antibiotics, antidepressants trigger the formation of … Continue reading Antidepressants linked to rise in superbugs, study finds

Antidepressants do not make people happier, study finds

Researchers from Saudi Arabia have found that people who take antidepressant pharmaceuticals are just as miserable and unhappy as people who do not. Rather than helping to improve happiness levels, antidepressants do nothing, at best. At worst, they cause horrific side effects that can lead to suicide or homicide (Related: Remember when Big Pharma started trying to push … Continue reading Antidepressants do not make people happier, study finds

Antibodies act as natural antidepressants: Study

A study by German researchers has found that the antibodies that the immune system produces to fight against disease can also act as natural antidepressants. When the immune system attacks the body, it can have devastating consequences that trigger functional disorders, and autoantibodies can target glutamate, a neurotransmitter. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine (MPIEM) in … Continue reading Antibodies act as natural antidepressants: Study

Do antidepressants really work? Danish study says otherwise

It remains unclear whether antidepressants are an effective treatment for depression in adults, according to a recent review. Published in BMJ Open, it revealed that previous clinical trials and existing studies do not provide conclusive evidence that antidepressants can treat symptoms of depression better than alternative treatments. Depression: Types, symptoms and causes Depression is one of the most common … Continue reading Do antidepressants really work? Danish study says otherwise

The Vicious Truth About Antidepressants and Violent Behavior

Source: The Vicious Truth About Antidepressants and Violent Behavior by Dr. Edward Group  The brain is a complex organ, controlling our actions, cells, and emotions. When we mess with the brain, either inadvertently or with pharmaceutical medications, we can only expect a negative consequence in the process. If our body is exposed to toxins on a consistent … Continue reading The Vicious Truth About Antidepressants and Violent Behavior

Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects?

Source: Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects? by Dr. Edward Group The rate of mental disorder diagnoses has grown exponentially in recent years, as has antidepressant use. People of all ages are being prescribed mind-altering drugs to battle depression, despite evidence suggesting they do more harm than good and sometimes don’t work at all. [1][2] The … Continue reading Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects?

Suicide rates double with antidepressants; drugs being handed out like candy

The term “antidepressant” implies a pill that takes away depression. In fact, some people even refer to them as “happy pills.” However, this could be the misnomer of the century, as a recent study shows that the drugs actually make people twice as likely to become suicidal and violent. Danish researchers carried out an assessment of 13 … Continue reading Suicide rates double with antidepressants; drugs being handed out like candy

List of dangerous antidepressants that cause sudden death is rapidly expanding

The list of antidepressants that can cause sudden death is growing exponentially, with citalopram – under the brand names Celexa and Cipramil – the latest such drug to be added, according to a new study. The research, published recently in the British Medical Journal, revealed that the drug tends to cause a lengthening of the Q-T … Continue reading List of dangerous antidepressants that cause sudden death is rapidly expanding

Is America addicted to antidepressants?

In a recent appearance on The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Sue Varma discussed overuse of antidepressants, also referred to as the “new drug moms are hooked on,” and “mommy’s little helper” because of their growing prevalence for use by mothers and women in general. During the show, one mother stated that taking antidepressants has made her … Continue reading Is America addicted to antidepressants?

Do Antidepressants Affect Gut Health?

Source: Do Antidepressants Affect Gut Health? by Dr. Edward Group Antidepressants are a controversial class of prescription medicine used to treat or prevent clinical depression. An estimated 30 million Americans are currently taking antidepressants. The use of these drugs has skyrocketed over the last 15 years, likely due to increased marketing and social acceptance of depression … Continue reading Do Antidepressants Affect Gut Health?