Lithium in our drinking water—will lithium for mental disorders soon be put into the most ubiquitous drug delivery system of all? We already have fluoride as an additive to our drinking water. I write about this in more detail today on my blog on Natural News. Since the 1970s, lithium—a markedly destructive neurotoxin—has been brought […]
“Lithium: The Gift That Keeps Giving in Psychiatry” is the headline for a panel at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The psychiatrists tout the value of this prescription neurotoxin—including as a natural cure found in drinking water. This drug is FDA-approved to suppress manic episodes and it is also prescribed without FDA approval to level depression and to prevent suicide, all of which lacks a sound scientific basis.
In the last few years in a series of civil and criminal suits, the federal government has been hitting the pharmaceutical industry with billions in fines, often for false or misleading marketing practices. Many of these suits have involved psychiatric drugs.
Now that summer is here, remember that many psychiatric drugs pose a risk of potentially lethal heat exhaustion or heat stroke, including antipsychotic drugs, antidepressants, and stimulants. Any drug that disrupts major neurotransmitter systems like dopamine, acetylcholine, serotonin, or histamine can disrupt heat regulation and poses a potential for causing or aggravating heat stroke. That […]
Luke Montagu, my guest today on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, is the heir to Mapperton, described by The Times, as the finest manor house in England, and one day he is slated to become the Earl of Sandwich. “A charmed life?” asks The Times? No, not quite, because antidepressants nearly destroyed his life. As we […]
July 26-29, 2017 Raleigh, North Carolina Cosponsored by Dr. Breggin’s Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy First, on July 26, Dr. Breggin will be joined by Robert Whitaker for a full-day workshop together. Second, on July 27, Dr. Breggin will give the luncheon talk. Complete Conference Schedule Sign-up for the Conference
One of the most pervasive untruths jointly promoted by the drug companies and the FDA is that equally valid scientific studies have shown that antidepressants cause suicidality in children and youth, but not in adults. This gross distortion of the truth expands into falsely suggesting that antidepressants may even reduce suicidality in older adults. All […]