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RHR: Could Copper-Zinc Imbalance Be Making You Sick?
One of the most common malfunctions of the human body is an excess of copper and deficiency of zinc (copper-zinc imbalance), which can lead to a myriad of issues.
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Antidepressants Not as Effective as Research Suggests
A new report shows that findings from clinical studies used to gain FDA approval of antidepressants aren't applicable to most patients with depression.
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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) More Effective Than Antidepressants
A recent study showed that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is more effective than antidepressants for treating depression.
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Research Alert – Antidepressants & Cholesterol
Pregnant moms taking Prozac give birth to 4x as many babies with heart problems; new study shows low cholesterol increases risk of suicide.
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Antidepressants Impair Driving Ability
People taking prescription antidepressants appear to drive worse than people who aren't taking such drugs.
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The Dark Side of Antidepressants
This week's article in my continuing series on antidepressants will examine the physiological, psychological and social consequences of antidepressant use.
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The "Chemical Imbalance" Myth
Contrary to what pharmaceutical advertising and popular belief suggests, there is no scientific evidence supporting the idea that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance.
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A Closer Look at Antidepressants
Antidepressants have been shown to be no more effective than placebos. But do they have any place at all in the treatment of depression?
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When It Comes to Drug Claims, Skepticism Is Healthy
Drug companies make $285 billion a year selling their products. Can we trust them to provide doctors, researchers and patients with reliable information? Continue reading for the full story.
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