A U.S. hospital study found patients recovering from breast surgery were only using a fraction of their prescribed painkillers, leaving the excess open to misuse. Continue reading Left-Over Painkillers are a Potential Source of Narcotics Abuse
She held her head up high and smiled to every flashing camera but who would have known that she was struggling on the inside. Last year in June, the fashion designer Kate Spade was found hanged at her New York flat after leaving a suicide note to her 13-year-old daughter. She was battling with depression and anxiety. Isn’t this just a reminder for all of … Continue reading Four Sirens of Suicide
If you are a person who is battling with depression or has previously experienced the dreadfulness of being clinically depressed, you would probably understand how heavy every day feels. Sometimes when things seem gloomy and time runs dry the only outlet is to visit your local psychiatrist. When you get prescribed with your first dosage of antidepressants, you think that this would be the answer to all your questions only to find out the ugly truth. It is obvious that we would all prefer an immediate fix for all our problems but unfortunately, nothing in life works that way.
In fact, being on antidepressants is one of the most painful journeys anyone can go through. Let’s start with the side effects that your doctor never mentions. Continue reading What Your Psychiatrist Forgot to Tell You About Antidepressants