Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: post-partum depression

I Made It Out Alive

15
There is no replacing the near 30 years that psychiatry took from me and my family. I am now 70 years old and in failing health which I attribute to those damn drugs.

Simone: Postnatal Depression, Fibromyalgia and Antidepressants

0
Simone talks about her experiences of postnatal depression, fibromyalgia and her treatment with antidepressants.

The Drug-Free Solution to Ending Depression

49
First, let me tell you that I was once a typical doctor, not to mention a typical American who loved pizza, soda, birth control, and ibuprofen. I believed in the science that I was taught to believe in. I felt that medication was the answer. And that symptoms were problems that needed to be fixed, suppressed, eradicated. That every patient was just one chemical prescription away from functioning “normally.” It wasn’t until my fellowship specialized in medicating pregnant and breastfeeding women, at a time when I was also pregnant, that I began to feel into a voice inside me that said, “I’m writing prescriptions that no amount of reported ‘safety data’ could convince me to take."