Mental Health

Fears Over Long-Term Side Effects Of Ritalin As Prescriptions Rise

Shortly before he died, the late Dr. Leon Eisenberg — the ‘father’ of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), said: “ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease.” Sadly, this fictitious disease has singlehandedly created one of the most over-prescribed drugs of all time, Ritalin. Crazy business Those suffering with ADHD, which apparently affects up […]

Depression May Signal Much Bigger Health Problems

If you’re suffering from depression or you’ve ever walked into a doctor’s office and complained about feeling under the weather, anxious or having panic attacks, you know very well that a prescription for antidepressants is probably on the cards. There might be more to it Antidepressants are among the most prescribed drugs on this planet […]

Childhood Mental Health Disorders Taken Too Far

Back in 1902, a British paediatrician, Sir George Still, described “an abnormal defect of moral control in children.” He found that some “affected” children could not control their behaviour the way a “typical” child would, but they were still intelligent. Initially, this “abnormal defect” was not recognised as a mental health condition until 1968, when […]

Don’t Fall For Big Pharma’s Ploy To Push More ADHD Drugs

According to a new study, published in the prestigious journal The Lancet, people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are over twice as likely to die prematurely — especially from “unnatural causes,” like accidents. The researchers said they were unable to determine what the link is between ADHD and accidental premature deaths. My suspicion is […]