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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

Psychiatric drug use could be reduced by 98 percent, Peter Gotzsche, MD

“I believe we could reduce our current usage of psychotropic drugs by 98% and at the same time improve people‚Äôs mental health and survival (see Chapter 14),” writes Prof. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD in Chapter 1 Introduction of his excellent book Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial.

“The most important reason for the current drug disaster it is that leading psychiatrists have allowed the drug industry to corrupt their academic discipline and themselves.”

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PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

There is a Huge Epidemic of drug overuse with SSRI’s, Peter Gotzsche, MD

“We have repeated the same mistakes with the SSRIs that we made with benzodiazepines, and before them with barbiturates,” writes Prof. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD in Chapter 1 Introduction of his excellent book Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial.

“We have created a huge epidemic of drug overuse with just as many drug addicts on SSRIs as on benzodiazepines (see Chapter 12).”

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PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

Psychiatrists Think Psychiatric Drugs Are Effective, Patients Do NOT, Peter Gotzsche, MD

“[Double-blind studies] have rather consistently shown that it is the psychiatrists that think their drugs are effective, not the patients (see Chapter 3),” writes Prof. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD in Chapter 1 Introduction of his excellent book Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial.

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PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

It Is Doubtful Whether Antidepressants Are Effective For Depression, Peter Gotzsche, MD

“Cochrane reviews have shown that it is doubtful whether antidepressants are effective for depression (see Chapter 3) and whether antipsychotics are effective for schizophrenia (see Chapter 6),” writes Prof. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD in Chapter 1 Introduction of his excellent book Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial.

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PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

SSRI’s Kill One Of 28 People Above 65 Years Of Age Treated For One Year, Peter Gotzsche, MD

“The facts are that SSRI’s kill one of 28 people above 65 years of age treated for one year; that half of the patients get sexual side effects; and that half of the patients have difficulty stopping antidepressants because they become dependent on them (see Chapter 3),” writes Prof. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD in Chapter 1 Introduction of his excellent book Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial.

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PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

Many People Suffer Disabling Symptoms For Years Following Antidepressant Withdrawal, Peter Gotzsche

“Furthermore, members of the Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry explained in Lancet Psychiatry that British withdrawal-support charities report alarming numbers of people suffering disabling symptoms for multiple years following withdrawal from antidepressants,” writes Prof. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD in Chapter 1 Introduction of his excellent book Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial.

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PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

Prescriptions for antidepressants written in 3 minutes or less, Peter Gotzsche, MD

“A 1993 study in the United States by the Rand Corporation showed that: Over half the physicians wrote prescriptions after discussing depression with patients for three minutes or less,” writes Prof. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD in Chapter 2 What does it mean to be mentally ill? of his excellent book Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial.

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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

FOODS TO AVOID

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Foods to Avoid

In his new new book Good Calories Bad Calories, Gary Taubes writes that foods to be avoided as advocated by low-carbohydrate advocates include:
  1. Bread, and everything else made with flour

  2. Cereals, including breakfast cereals and milk puddings

  3. Potatoes and all other white root vegetables

  4. Foods containing much sugar

  5. All sweets
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FOODS TO BE EATEN

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Foods you can eat as much as you want of

In his new new book Good Calories Bad Calories, Gary Taubes writes that foods that you can eat as much as you want of as advocated by low-carbohydrate advocates include:
  1. Meat, fish, birds

  2. All green vegetables

  3. Eggs, dried or fresh

  4. Cheese

  5. Fruit, if unsweetened or sweetened with saccharin, except bananas and grapes
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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Oct 09, 2007 6:23 am | [0] comments

Friday, September 28, 2007

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Good calories from meat, fish, fowl, cheese, eggs, butter

"Good Calories... are from foods without easily digestible carbohydrates and sugars," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. "These foods can be eaten without restraint. [The include] meat, fish, fowl, cheese, eggs, butter, and non-starchy vegetables," the press release for the book notes.

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BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Bad calories from Bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, cereals, corn

"Bad Calories... are from foods that stimulate excessive insulin secretion and so make us fat and increase our risk of chronic disease--all refined and easily digestible carbohydrates and sugars," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. "[These foods include] bread and other baked goods, potatoes, yams, rice, pasta, cereal grains, corn, sugar (sucrose and high fructose corn syrup), ice cream, candy, soft drinks, fruit juices, bananas and other tropical fruits, and beer," the press release for the book notes.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:50 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Dietary fat does not cause heart disease

"Dietary fat, whether saturated or not, does not cause heart disease," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:45 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Carbohydrates cause heart disease due to insulin

"Carbohydrates do [cause heart disease], because of their effect on the hormone insulin," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. "The more easily-digestible and refined the carbohydrates and the more fructose they contain, the greater the effect on our health, weight, and well-being." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:40 am | [2] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Sugar and high fructose corn syrup are particularly harmful

"Sugars--sucrose (table sugar) and high fructose corn syrup specifically--are particularly harmful.," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. ;The glucose in these sugars raises insulin levels; the fructose they contain overloads the liver." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:35 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Refined carbohydrates cause cancer, Alzheimers, & other diseases

"Refined carbohydrates, starches, and sugars are also the most likely dietary causes of cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, and the other common chronic diseases of modern times," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:25 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Obesity is not due to overeating or lack of exercise

"Obesity is a disorder of excess fat accumulation, not overeating and not sedentary behavior," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:20 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Consuming excess calories does not cause us to grow fatter

"Consuming excess calories does not cause us to grow fatter any more than it causes a child to grow taller," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:15 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Exercise does not make us lose excess fat; it makes us hungry

"Exercise does not make us lose excess fat; it makes us hungry," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:10 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: A hormonal imbalance causes us to get fat

"We get fat because of an imbalance--a disequilibrium--in the hormonal regulation of fat tissue and fat metabolism," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. "More fat is stored in the fat tissue than is mobilized and used for fuel. We become leaner when the hormonal regulation of the fat tissue reverses this imbalance." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 9:05 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Insulin regulates fat storage

"Insulin is the primary regulator of fat storage," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. "When insulin levels are elevated, we stockpile calories as fat. When insulin levels fall, we release fat from our fat tissue and burn it for fuel." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 8:55 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: Insulin regulates fat storage

"By stimulating insulin secretion, carbohydrates make us fat and ultimately cause obesity," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. "By driving fat accumulation, carbohydrates also increase hunger and decrease the amount of energy we expend in metabolism and physical activity." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 8:50 am | [0] comments

BOOK: ‘GOOD CALORIES, BAD CALORIES’

From ‘Good Calories, Bad Calories’: The fewer carbohydrates we eat, the leaner we will be

"The fewer carbohydrates we eat, the leaner we will be," according to the new book "Good Calories Bad Calories" by Gary Taubes. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 28, 2007 8:40 am | [0] comments
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