SSRI questions....Can anyone answer these, preferably a doc or student?
saouglubsjb at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 7 03:27:30 EST 2001
Are they safe?
problem #1 ... caused abnormalities in the brain cells of rats.
Brain Research (March 6, 2000). Vol. 858, 92-105
How serious should we take this????
problem #2 ... Questioning of the mechanism of action and possible
http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/3568/ATracyPhD.htm ..... go to:
LATEST MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION REVEALS THESE SERIOUS PROBLEMS *and*
SEROTONIN - THE KEY TO THE PSYCHADELIC EXPERIENCE:
I am at a personal crossroads. I've been trying to figure out the best
way to treat my stress disorder in which I manifest physical symptoms
from anxiety. I was prescribed Zoloft but after Paxil did not work and
reading all this it seems that I should only work with a therapist....
How much truth is in this "anti-SSRI" stuff? I know that my chances of
Zoloft helping me aren't great anyway (6 in 10 vs 5 in 10 on placebo).
What do neurologists think about the two "problems" I outlined.
Are Anne Blake Tracy, Peter Breggins, and some of the other "anti-SSRI"
docs "kooks" or is this stuff "legit"?
I.E. Do you think SSRIs cause brain damage or adversely affect the
Any and all answers are appreciated.
AM (wish to remain anonymous)
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