Friday, May 27, 2011

BigPharma Killed Jeff Conaway

Jeff Conaway, died at age 60. He was an actor who played in the Broadway version of and also the movie version of “Grease” and had a long stint in the 70’s and early 80’s in “Taxi”. He was recently on “Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew,” where he was confronting his sobriety, and overuse of pharmaceutical drugs. He died today May 27 at a hospital in Encino, California from complications from pneumonia according to the Washington Post and news reports. The Washington Post quoted his sister Carla Shreve as saying, He was taken off life support after arriving unconscious at Encino Hospital Medical Center on May 10, the result of “just too many prescribed drugs,” said his sister Carla Shreve. He had been in a medically induced coma.
He did have issues with recreational drugs since high school and alcohol, so reports indicate he had an addictive personality. This is something his doctor and the pharmaceutical companies should be held accountable for. He died from too many pharmaceutical drugs. It is consistent with how pharmaceutical company’s, psychiatrists and doctors operate. If one drug doesn’t work then they prescribe another until the drugs consume you.
Trusting your doctor is a thing of the past. There is too much money to be made prescribing drugs to truly care for the patient.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

My Biggest Mistake was Seeing a Psychiatrist: Stevie Nicks

May 1, 2011. This is an article by Stevie Nicks in Newsweek
The biggest mistake I ever made was giving in to my friends and going to see a psychiatrist. It was in the mid-1980s, and I had just gotten out of Betty Ford. I was feeling buoyant and saved and fantastic. But everyone said, “We’re sure you’re going to start using again. You should go to a psychiatrist.” Finally, I said, “All right!” and went. What this man said was: “In order to keep you off cocaine we should put you on the drug that we’re using a lot these days called Klonopin.” Stupidly, I said, “All right.” And the next eight years of my life were destroyed.

Klonopin is in the Valium family, but Valium is fuzzy and Klonopin is insidious because it’s so subtle that you can hardly tell you took it. I got through 1986 and 1987. Thank God I’d already written the words for my record The Other Side of the Mirror. But what started happening was that if I didn’t take it, my hands started to shake. I felt like I had a neurological disease or Parkinson’s. I started not being able to get to Lindsey Buckingham’s house on time, and I would get there and everybody was drinking, so I’d have a glass of wine. Don’t mix tranquilizers and wine. Then I’d sing horrific parts on his songs, and he would take the parts off. I was hardly on Tango of the Night, which I happen to love.

The next six years were terrible. Looking back on it, I think this therapist was basically a groupie. He had no science, no facts, no provable research - none. That "profession" isn't comparable to MDs. It is all guess work, and they admit that in their ads and drug labels. But they are guessing with our lives. We are so desperate that we think we have nowhere else to turn. He loved hearing stories of rock and roll and he started upping my dose. He watched me go from a beautiful, 125-pound, newly sober woman who had the world at her feet to a 170-pound woman who had the lights go out in her eyes.

Finally, in 1993, I’d had enough. I said, “Take me to a hospital.” I went in for 47 days, and it made Betty Ford look like a cakewalk. My hair turned gray and my skin molted. I could hardly walk. You can detox off heroin in 12 days. Coke is just a mental detox. But tranquilizers—they are dangerous. I was terrified to leave, and I came away knowing that that would never happen to me again.

I learned so much in that hospital. I wrote the whole time I was there, stuff that I consider to be some of my best writing ever. I learned that I could have fun and laugh and cry with amazing people and not be on drugs. I learned that I could live my life and still be beautiful and fun and still go to parties and not even have to have a glass of wine. I never went to therapy again after that—why would I?

Monday, May 9, 2011

South Korea Psychiatrists Now Claiming Autism is 1 in 38 Children, Even more than 1 in 110 as US Claims? Sounds like More Drugging for All Kids

In a recent article by Shari Roan of the LA Times on May 9, 2011
A new study found a rate of autism spectrum disorder of one in 38 children in South Korea, included highly functioning children who appear to have a milder disorder usually called Asperger's syndrome. Whether Asperger's syndrome is a distinct disorder or a variation of autism is a question under debate by psychiatrists.

The current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual the text book of mental disorders lists Asperger's syndrome as distinct from autism. But a proposal for a new DSM (DSM-5), which will be published in 2013, is to delete the Asperger's diagnosis and lump these cases in with the larger group of autism. That is what the authors of the South Korean study did, which resulted in a much higher rate of autism than the one in 110 normally quoted in the United States. End of excerpt of LA Times Article.

In stoprx’s view this simple provides cover for more psychiatrists to prescribe Autism symptom drugs mainly antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs which are primarily used to treat severe behavioral problems. An especially popular medication for autistic kids is the antidepressant citalopram, sold under the brand name Celexa, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).

If you believe these statistics with so many children getting this prognosis of autism and or depressed thoughts in their childhood there will be nobody remaining who is not on BigPharma’s psychotropic drugs. This doesn’t count the existing population that didn’t get drugged when they grew up. The world population is approximately 7 billion. So if this absurd 1 in 38 figure were to be correct just on autism alone there are approximately 40 thousand autistic people per million. If psychiatry and BigPharma had their way virtually all humans would be on some kind of pharmaceutical drug from cradle to grave, and the human species will be doomed out of existence. It is up to parents to contest and fight for the health of their children and free kids from this pharmaceutical engulfing madness.