Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: premature death

Antidepressant Use Linked to Higher Risk of Premature Death

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From CTV News: A new study found that the risk of premature death increased by 33 percent in people who use antidepressants. Article →

People Are Dying Prematurely Due to Polypharmacy

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Our son, Mark, is an example of the deadly effects of polypharmacy. He died at the young age of 46 and his death was caused by toxicity/cardiac failure from two of the five medications he was taking, at higher than recommended doses, as prescribed by his psychiatrist.

Carrie Fisher: Bipolar Meds and Heart Disease

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Carrie Fisher recently died of a heart attack at age 60. How likely was it that her heart attack was caused by her psych meds? Or that her psych meds increased her risk of death once the heart attack happened?