Side effects may include the inability to connect with your own soul.” That’s what the insert should say. Nobody reads it, so it doesn’t matter. In 1992, when I was twenty-five, I was prescribed Prozac after a long period of unrelenting depression. Even though the antidepressants never worked for me I was told that medication
We use a lot of antibiotics. For coughs, cuts, urinary tract infections, and many times “just in case.” You could be considered reckless or ignorant if you opted to not use them. “But you could die of a deadly infection that could kill you!” chants the choir of voices entrained by a system that sees dangerous
How one med-based decision can change everything Within one month of strict dietary commitment, detox, and meditation, her unrelenting panic attacks had disappeared. Kate was on three psychiatric medications, recently discharged from a psychiatric hospital and my office was the last stop before electroconvulsive therapy. Having resolved the blood sugar instability underlying her diagnosis of
What if I told you that the vast majority of the time, taking an antidepressant for depression is like taking a Tylenol for a shard of glass in your foot. Wouldn’t you rather just remove it? You might not even know that removal is an option if you believe that depression is an inherited disease
Antibiotics and the management of pregnancy and birth “They told me I’ll need IV antibiotics because I had GBS my last pregnancy.“ I could feel Catherine’s confusion as it swirled with her near desperate desire to be cared for by a trusted authority – her obstetrician. Many women, even most, have been stripped of their compass.