Children younger than six are being prescribed antidepressants by GPs in England, according to new statistics. Doctors handed out 198,906 prescriptions for drugs to treat depression and anxiety to children younger than 18 between April 2015 and September 2016.
A shocking scientific study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that 38% of Americans were prescribed addictive opioid painkillers in 2015. Also, 1 in 8 Americans are said to be active alcoholics. With millions more on psychiatric drugs, antidepressants, statin drugs and chemotherapy, it’s no exaggeration to say that America is a drugged-out […]
Taking antidepressants before and during pregnancy may raise the odds of autism spectrum disorder in children, a recent review showed. The study found that children born to mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy had an 81% increased odds of developing autism.