It was definitely a pyramid of prescribed ( toxic to me ) drugs . The list grew with visits to General Practitioner/ Nurse Practitioner as reactions to medications became disease.
It’s a matrix that cost me dearly and I’m very blessed to have escaped .
I would appreciate less challenges to be able to share my experiences as the warning ⚠️ rather than the example .
MIA Podcast Interview with David Healy – Polluting Our Internal Environments: The Perils of Polypharmacy
“I see young people in clinics these days often who are on eight psychotropic drugs. The psychiatrists buy an idea which comes from the pharmaceutical companies. It’s a delusional belief system.”
Dr. Healy is a psychiatrist, scientist and author. He is a former Secretary of the British Association for Psychopharmacology and has authored more than 220 peer-reviewed articles and 25 books, including The Antidepressant Era and The Creation of Psychopharmacology and Pharmageddon.
He is a founder and CEO of Data Based Medicine Limited, which operates through its website RxISK.org, dedicated to making medicines safer through online direct patient reporting of drug side effects.
In this interview, we discuss the recently held World Tapering Day, a possible relationship between antidepressant treatment and sensory neuropathy and the difficulties that can be encountered when trying to deprescribe.