Blog Posts - Antidepressants



About the antidepressants and anticonvulsants

About the antidepressants and anticonvulsants – If an antidepressant is proposed to treat your pain, it does not mean that your pain is psychological or “in the head” or that you are depressed. Antidepressants or anticonvulsants ar...
by Global Health on May 16, 2016

Teens Diagnosed With Depression Are Missing Follow Up Care

A US study has found that many teens diagnosed with depression are missing follow up care, even when medication is prescribed or therapy is recommended. […]...
by How To Learn on Feb 6, 2016

Know Science No Stigma: Antidepressants During Pregnancy and Risk of Autism

Coming out of a blogging break to step onto my soapbox for one of my favorite reasons….to point out inaccurate information being published, in this case by JAMA Pediatrics in its report titled “Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and the...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Dec 19, 2015

Inflammation linked to weakened reward circuits in depression

About one third of people with depression have high levels of inflammation markers in their blood. New research indicates that persistent inflammation affects the brain in ways that are connected with stubborn symptoms of depression, such as anhedoni...
by PsyPost on Nov 20, 2015

Warning Labels, Patent Loss Have Greatly Reduced Lawsuits Over Antidepressants

The number of lawsuits over violent acts committed under the influence of antidepressants, which “caused such angst for companies such as Eli Lilly and Co.,” have “pretty much subsided,” reports the Indianapolis Star. While use of the drugs...
by P.I.S.S.D. on Oct 8, 2014

Exercise protects against depression

A new study, published in the journal Cell, investigates the mechanisms behind the protection from stress-induced depression offered by physical exercise.  Exercise has well-known benefits against symptoms of depression. Last year, an updated system...
by Online Counseling on Sep 28, 2014

Defeating Depression, Here’s Where To Start

Ceaseless worry, doubt or negativism may be caused from mental illness like depression. It may also deduce from side effects of a medicine, diet or from being extremely stressed. If your way of thinking is impacting how you act around other people by...
by The Anxious Athlete on Sep 15, 2014

The Darkness aka Forgetting Everything's All Right

I forgot....for a minute.....(actually it was much longer).I forgot that all is well. I forgot that I am loved beyond measure, that the Universe always has my back and is always conspiring for my good.I forgot that I was right where I was suppos...
by I've Been There, Claire! on Apr 14, 2014

Stream of Consciousness post

Just a rambling, what’s on my mind kind of post. No real theme or anything. DJ: Poor old thing. His face is a mess from runny eyes and his ulcerated nose. He’s skin and bones. He’s got some sort of urinary tract issue – proba...
by Misangela.com on Mar 18, 2014

Should a Christian Use Antidepressants?

Antidepressants is a drug that people take relieve their depression symptoms. Antidepressant cannot help you to solve your depression permanently. Taking this drug can cause a lot of side effects such as nausea, insomnia, tremor, dizziness, weight ga...
by Printable Bible Questions on Mar 7, 2014

Antidepressant-Related Birth Defect: Heart And Lung Disorder PPHN - Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Of The Newborn

Increased Risk Of PPHN When Women Use SSRIs Medications Like Celexa, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, And Zoloft After The 20th Week Of Pregnancy (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) A recent medical journal article, "Prenatal exposure to antidepr...
by Drug Injury Watch on Feb 14, 2014

Hepatitis C-Antidepressants for prevention of Interferon-associated depression

International Journal of Clinical Practice Prevention of Interferon-Alpha-Associated Depression With Antidepressant Medications in Patients With Hepatitis C Virus A Systematic Review and Meta-analysisM. Ehret, D. M. Sobieraj Int J Clin Pract. 2014;6...
by HCV New Drug Research on Feb 11, 2014

In Most Cases Antidepressant-Induced Liver Injury Is Unpredictable

"In most cases, liver damage is "idiosyncratic and unpredictable, and it is generally unrelated to drug dosage," they say. Liver damage may occur between several days and 6 months after initiation of an antidepressant." "Dr. Perlemuter and colle...
by HCV New Drug Research on Jan 3, 2014

Antidepressant-Induced Liver Injury Underestimated

Medscape Medical News > Psychiatry Megan Brooks December 31, 2013 All antidepressant drugs may potentially cause liver injury, even at recommended doses, and some groups are more vulnerable than others, French researchers report. "Antidep...

Uncle Sam’s Failed Drug Therapy For PTSD Should Be An Acronym For Primitive Treatments Summon Demons

When the brain has experienced chronic extreme stress, parts of the memory are flash fried into what could be a “forever state.” This disease called PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is caused by a triple play of fear, complete helple...
by Renovating Your Mind on Dec 13, 2013

Does prophylactic antidepressant treatment boost interferon-alpha treatment completion in HCV?

World J Virol 2013 November 12; 2(4): 139-145 Published online 2013 November 12. doi: 10.5501/wjv.v2.i4.139. Copyright ©2013 Baishideng Publishing Group Co., Limited. All rights reserved. Paul J Rowan. Paul J Rowan, Division of Management, Polic...
by Hepatitis C Research and News on Nov 22, 2013

News-Hepatitis C Found During ER Visits, Late relapse after SVR and SSRIs During Treatment

Hepatology: New At HealioHigh prevalence of HCV found in baby Boomers via emergency room screening  SSRIs may reduce treatment-associated depression in HCV patientsNov 12Hou XJ. PLoS One. 2013;doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076799.Prophylactic use of...
by HCV New Drug Research on Nov 12, 2013

Neutrons show accumulation of antidepressant in brain – Another reason to embrace talk therapy!

Experiments with neutrons at the Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) show that the antidepressant lithium accumulates more strongly in white matter of the brain than in grey matter. This leads to the conclusion that it works differently from synthet...
by Online Counseling on Sep 30, 2013

Hair-Raising Coenzyme Q10 Has Importance For Those On Statins, Beta Blockers And Antidepressant Medications

Picture of Albie only to wake your senses to CoQ10 and the value of a comb!! lol American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) published research in Feb. ’13 consolidating many past studies involving CoQ10 with heart function. The study conclud...
by Renovating Your Mind on Sep 25, 2013

Anti-depressants ‘linked to type 2 diabetes’

People prescribed anti-depressants should be aware they could be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, say UK researchers. The University of Southampton team looked at available medical studies and found evidence the two were linked. But there was no...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Sep 25, 2013


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