Tag: SSRI

SSRI withdrawal GET OFF THE PHARM

GET OFF THE PHARM: how to successfully wean off of your antidepressant without going nuts. Get off the Pharm is a rap song written by one of my pharmacology students at Five Branches University. He now has it on Dr Tracy’s website for perusal. I remember notifying Dr Tracy about it. She liked it so […]

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The Serotonin Syndrome

Today we”ll go over two  sometimes fatal syndromes that can occur from the use of the SSRI antidepressants. The first one is called the Serotonin Syndrome which can occur when the patient experiences too much serotonin effect in the brain. The second syndrome called Serotonin Withdrawal Syndrome occurs during the exact opposite of the first […]

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SSRI SIDE EFFECTS: HOW DO I HURT THEE, LET ME COUNT THE WAYS

SSRI SIDE EFFECTS: HOW DO I HURT THEE, LET ME COUNT THE WAYS If you are considering an SSRI or something similar like the newer SNRI’s or one of the AAP’s because your doctor told you they were safe and effective and perfect for your condition review the major side effects listed below before you […]

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Our public school system is where millions of children, at least 2.8 million in 2008 are being drugged

Take the example of our public school system where millions of children, at least 2.8  million in 2008[1],  are being drugged (after being given the diagnosis of ADHD) in order to be more compliant and obedient. Externally they appear better off as if the drugs were curing their behavioral problem when in reality their brains […]

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MEDICATION SPELLBINDING

THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF OUR STORY ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS FOLLOWING OUR AGED TEQUILA AND CIGAR WORKOUT LET’S PICK UP WHERE WE LEFT OFF FROM WED DISCUSSING THE POOR GENTLEMAN WHO HAD HIS FACE EATEN OFF…. I really have to marvel at the press and how they never investigate anything for themselves anymore. Here’s a guy […]

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS OFFER LITTLE MORE THAN PLACEBO

ANTIDEPRESSANTS OFFER LITTLE MORE THAN PLACEBO Furthermore, antidepressant effects are little more than placebo. Many studies-as confirmed in The Emperor’s New Drugs by Dr. Irving Kirsch-show that SSRI’s are only slightly better than placebo and when you add in an active placebo-one that has side effects-the difference nearly vanishes. More importantly an antidepressant’s effectiveness correlates […]

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PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY Psychopharmacology a term first coined in the early 20th century is the term used to describe the science of psychiatric medications. The timeline for psychopharmacology and its antidepressant/antipsychotic drugs are as follows:[1] For completeness I have added in a few key items in brackets. The 1950’s Development of phenothiazines [E.g., Thorazine] Discovery of iproniazid’s […]

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THE SSRI ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND THE ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS

THE SSRI ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND THE ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS There is no way that I can write a book on preventive medicine and wellness without mentioning the newer classes of psychiatric drugs. Namely the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and the third generation of antipsychotics called the atypical antipsychotics (AAP). There are also the selective norepinephrine reuptake […]

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