I lifted that straight off of Furious Seasons. Go read there. This is the article from CBC in Canada.
Metabolic syndromes are now being associated with doubling the risk of breast cancer. Neuroleptics (the atypicals) often cause metabolic syndromes. SSRIs have more recently been implicated as well. TUESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) — Women with high blood pressure, elevated glucose and other components of metabolic syndrome might be at increased risk for postmenopausal breast […]
It’s potentially dangerous to come off psychiatric drugs rapidly. For guidance in safer withdrawal methods see here. You think maybe something wasn’t quite right? This journey started the summer of 1985 and is about to end this summer of 2009. I have been withdrawing the past 5 years. Nothing ever did work and in retrospect […]
By Jessica Firger: bio and website here November, 2008 A submission made by the author which she wrote while in grad school. Atypical Antipsychotics are the New SSRIs A women walks along a beach, the sky is grey, the waves hit the shore with a tumultuous splash. She tugs her jacket just a bit closer […]
This has been news for a few days, but this video cinches stuff nice and neat. Andy Behrman, a former spokesman for Abilify and Bristol Myers Squibb, discusses his side effects from Abilify, the “wonder drug” of Bristol Myers Squibb.
From the Washington Post a couple of days ago: Doctor’s “worry”—ha! better late than never I guess…then again there is no sign they are looking for any alternatives besides OTHER drugs which will undoubtedly do some other horrendous thing. We need to get to the root of things. Not mask and cover symptoms which is […]
You know how we always say the docs should take the drugs if they’re going to hand them out. Here you go. Meet a doc who did and he’s not singing quite the same tune as your average psychiatrist. From The New Zealand Herald: In 1993 Richard Bentall went a bit mad. He voluntarily took […]