Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects?

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 massive use has also contributed to antidepressants being found in the public water … Continue reading Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects?

Do Antidepressants Affect Gut Health?

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 and psychoactive pharmaceuticals.[1] Antidepressant use comes with severe side … Continue reading Do Antidepressants Affect Gut Health?

12 Shocking Facts About the Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs

Every day, doctors and psychiatrists dole out behavior-modifying medicines for a variety of psychiatric disorders. The disorders range from depression and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) to bipolar and anxiety disorders. The sordid story behind how these medications work, how they come to market, and how they interfere with the lives of users is a … Continue reading 12 Shocking Facts About the Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs

9 Reasons Why Exercise May Be the Best Medicine

There is no debate, regular exercise is vital for maintaining health and wellness.  Again and again, research confirms that everyone can benefit from physical activity.  Want to live a long, healthy life?  Your chances of doing so are far better if you regularly work your body.  According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human … Continue reading 9 Reasons Why Exercise May Be the Best Medicine

Top Natural Remedies For Depression

The experience of emotional and psychological depression has been noted and subjected to various explanations since the dawn of recorded history and quite probably before. The current model, which reduces all depression to a deficiency in serotonin, seems as overly simplistic and inadequate as those before it. This is to say, at least in part, … Continue reading Top Natural Remedies For Depression

Study Finds Antidepressants to be Depressingly Ineffective

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 market.  Who hasn’t heard of Prozac?  If you’ve seen the recent commercials, … Continue reading Study Finds Antidepressants to be Depressingly Ineffective