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The Drugs May be the Problem – Inconvenient Truths About Big Pharma and the Psychiatric Industry

By Gary G. Kohls, MD, special guest to Natural Blaze “We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth… For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth, to know the worst, and to provide for it.” — Patrick Henry (1775) “It would be…

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1 In 6 Adults Now Takes Antidepressants Or Other Psych Drugs

By Melissa Dykes 15% of American Adults are on anti-depressants or other mind altering prescription drugs The number used to be one in ten, but according to new data, one out of every six adult Americans is taking anti-depressants or some other type of psychiatric drugs now. What that breaks down to is “Overall, 16.7 percent…

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New Study: Now 1 in 6 American Adults Takes Antidepressants or Other Psych Drugs

By Melissa Dykes The number used to be one in ten, but according to new data, one out of every six adult Americans is taking antidepressants or some other type of psychiatric drugs now. What that breaks down to is “Overall, 16.7 percent of 242 million U.S. adults reported filling one or more prescriptions for…

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The Real Reason the Antidepressant Industry Does Not Want Psychedelics Legalized

By Vandita For decades, the pharmaceutical industry poured millions into the pockets of crony lawmakers as they lobbied to keep marijuana illegal. We understand if marijuana — a plant that can clothe, fuel, shelter, feed, and medicate — was readily available, it would destroy Big Pharma’s profits. For decades, the antidepressant industry poured millions into…

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1 Year Old Given Antidepressants and the Flaws in the Treatment of Depression

By Paul A. Philips Antidepressant drugs have been administered to children as young as 1 at a UK National Health Service run hospital. At this hospital in Dundee, Scotland, from January to May 2016, antidepressants have been prescribed to well over 450 under 18’s including a 7-year-old girl, as recently reported by the local Evening…

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Alert: Biggest Ever Study Confirms Antidepressant Drugs Raise Risk of Suicide

By Amando Flavio A new study by researchers from Denmark and the United Kingdom, who have studied antidepressant drugs and their effects, have found that the drugs indeed push people to commit suicide, especially children. The study is said to be the biggest ever to have been conducted on antidepressant drugs. The British Medical Journal has endorsed…

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Landmark Study Shows Antidepressants No More Effective than Placebo, Some Cause Suicide

By Claire Bernish Antidepressants commonly prescribed for children and adolescents are no more effective than a placebo for treating major depression — and in some cases, can be downright harmful, according to a landmark new study. Published in the Lancet, the research denotes the “first comprehensive comparison of commonly prescribed antidepressant drugs so far.” Medical…

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What You Don’t Know About Depression

Adapted from A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD If you’re diagnosed with depression, then chances are you can relate to any of the following: persistent distress, malaise, anxiety, inner agitation, fatigue, low libido, poor memory, irritability, insomnia, sense of hopelessness, and feeling overwhelmed and trapped but emotionally flat. You might wake up…

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