Many doctors prescribe anti-depressant as if they were prescribing breath mints. Many patients eventually discover the prescribing doctor does not question the fact that their patient may have outgrown the need for the medication. What do you think? — gc
Messing with our heads
“It’s not the mountain we conquer, it’s ourselves.” ~ Sir Edmund Hillary
iThis is a re-blog (slightly re-worked) of an article that I posted last year as a newish blogger on my now dormant site ‘Facts and Fiction’. It appears to fit the bill nicely for today’s word-prompt ‘Visceral‘
We all know that doctors prescribe anti-depressant drugs for conditions such as depression, anxiety and stress, but are we accepting the prescriptions too easily? Shouldn’t we at least try to resist?
Before I go any further with this controversial topic, may I say that I’m very aware that many patients genuinely need the medication; however, I’m equally certain that some do not. I make the latter comment based upon my own experience.
A few years ago I was ill and needed hospital treatment several times, at the same time my late husband was ill, plus…
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