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Just Say No to ADHD Meds

Editor’s note: 11% of children (20% of all boys) are diagnosed with ADHD. Most are medicated because parents are told it is chronic and lifelong and drugs are the “best chance” to get kids on track. Did you know that side effects include psychosis and death? This is Part 1 in a two part series that explores pragmatic steps for parents saying no to ADHD meds as a first-line
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Moms on the Brink – Episode 17

March 26, 2014 — Katrina Alcorn with Louise Kuo Habakus and Alison MacNeil View on Amazon.com To an increasing number of working mothers at every income level, “having it all” is accompanied by insomnia, depression, anxiety, medication, and overwhelming feelings of failure. Women are twice as likely to have an anxiety disorder as men. One in ten women takes anti-depressants, and that number skyrockets
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A Holistic Psychiatrist on Medicating Children – Episode 13

  February 19, 2014 — Scott Shannon, MD with Kelly Brogan, MD Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14, says the National Institute of Mental Health. Medco reports that 7% of boys and 5% of girls are using mental health medications. There’s an acknowledged epidemic of childhood mental disorders, including ADHD, bipolar disorder, and autism. Our nation’s children are
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