Antidepressants linked to dementia: Mental meds may just trade one condition for another

by: Isabelle Z. (Natural News) Antidepressants and antihistamines are among the most common types of medications people take, and they belong to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. These drugs can treat a variety of health problems, including COPD, asthma, depression, dizziness, gastrointestinal problems, overactive bladder, and the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Although they can be effective, a large new study has shown that if you take them, you might just be trading one problem for another, possibly bigger one: dementia. Although people who suffer from depression may be desperate to get relief from this illness that can have such a negative impact … Continue reading Antidepressants linked to dementia: Mental meds may just trade one condition for another

Robbie Williams says he considered suicide during a period where he was “doing a lot of coke”

Robbie Williams by Damian Jones The singer opened up about his previous mental health issues during a recent interview Robbie Williams has admitted that he considered taking his own life during a period when he was doing “a lot of coke”. The singer, speaking in a new interview, recalled that it happened while he was living at a “dark” house in Primrose Hill, London and thought he was experiencing paranormal activity. Speaking to Jo Wood on her Alien Nation podcast, Williams said: ”Instantly I picked up on it being weird and dark and having an energy. The first time it manifested itself as … Continue reading Robbie Williams says he considered suicide during a period where he was “doing a lot of coke”

Are Nutritional Supplements a Waste of Money?

Credit: Getty Images The FDA is stepping up its oversight of the $50 billion nutritional supplement industry By Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel The FDA recently announced that it plans to increase its oversight of the multi-billion dollar supplement industry. This would include everything from the calcium and multivitamins at your local drug store, to those questionable weight loss and virility supplements pitched on late night cable TV stations. According to the FDA, “Three out of every four American consumers take a dietary supplement on a regular basis. For older Americans, the rate rises to four in five. And one in three children … Continue reading Are Nutritional Supplements a Waste of Money?

How Much Alcohol Can You Drink Safely?

CreditCreditIllustration by Celia Jacobs By Kim Tingley Humans have been drinking fermented concoctions since the beginning of recorded time. But despite that long relationship with alcohol, we still don’t know what exactly the molecule does to our brains to create a feeling of intoxication. Likewise, though the health harms of heavy drinking are fairly obvious, scientists have struggled to identify what negative impacts lesser volumes may lead to. Last September, the prestigious peer-reviewed British medical journal The Lancet published a study that is thought to be the most comprehensive global analysis of the risks of alcohol consumption. Its conclusion, which the media widely … Continue reading How Much Alcohol Can You Drink Safely?

THE MAJESTY AND TRAGEDY OF A TRANS RADICAL GONE TOO SOON

by Miss Rosen The truth about destiny is that is larger than life or death. It is a taste of the eternal realm that drives us to pursue it, whatever the cost. For Éve-Claudine Lorétan, alias Coco, the final act of her life began when she met photographer Olivier Fatton on a Sunday in November 1989 in Bern, Switzerland. A fashion model, performance artist, and media sensation, Coco was just 20 years old when she told Fatton she wanted him to document her transformation. Fatton immediately demurred to Coco’s every wish, taking pleasure in serving her needs and desires. His … Continue reading THE MAJESTY AND TRAGEDY OF A TRANS RADICAL GONE TOO SOON

The Spiritual Use Of Cannabis

by Soren Dreier Author: Sparc A depiction of the churning of the world in the ancient Indian creation myth. Most people are startled to find out that every major pharmacy in America offered cannabis tinctures as medicine until the 1930’s when cannabis prohibition began in the US. Cannabis has been used for over a thousand years by most of the world’s great cultures as a medicine. Most people in the west are unaware that many ancient cultures also recognized the value of cannabis as an aide to spiritual practice. Like any powerful medicinal plant, the energies of the plant must be … Continue reading The Spiritual Use Of Cannabis

MULTIPLE STUDIES SHOW THAT ALCOHOL IS THE REAL ‘GATEWAY DRUG’ NOT CANNABIS

by John Vibes, Truth Theory Waking Times According to a series of studies that have been conducted by researchers at the University of Florida over the past several years, alcohol is the real “gateway drug” for teens in the United States. This research finally gives some scientific opposition to the popular myth that cannabis is a gateway drug for young people, that supposedly leads them towards more dangerous drugs like meth or heroin. The first study was conducted in 2012 and was titled, “Alcohol as a Gateway Drug: A Study of US 12th Graders.” In this study, researchers examined surveys of high school … Continue reading MULTIPLE STUDIES SHOW THAT ALCOHOL IS THE REAL ‘GATEWAY DRUG’ NOT CANNABIS