Tag: depression

Manufacturing Madness: The Pseudoscience of Modern Psychiatry

Manufacturing Madness: The Pseudoscience of Modern Psychiatry













Gary Null, PhD, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

Twenty-six years have passed since Prozac, the antidepressant drug, was introduced to the US market and quickly achieved the label of a “wonder drug.” In the decade that followed, other antidepressant drugs including paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), fluvoxamine (Luvox), and citalopram (Celexa) would be … More

April 3, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Sky Yellow and the Warning Bell

Sky Yellow and the Warning Bell













Julian Wash, Contributor
Waking Times

Dear Humans,

Today I wish to return to your awareness an aspect of the Human condition that can sense a major event before it happens. Like the bow shock from a ship at sea, there are tiny waves that ripple ahead, giving warning of its … More

March 12, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Run For Your Life – My Flight From the Modern Medical Establishment

Run For Your Life – My Flight From the Modern Medical Establishment













Dylan Charles, Editor
Waking Times

Learning to find your own way in this backward world is no easy task. Our indoctrination into this culture and society is different for everyone, of course, but a common principle instilled in us is that certain members of our community are to be revered … More

March 7, 2014 | By | 24 Replies More
First Study in 40 Years Legitimizes LSD for Psychotherapeutic Use

First Study in 40 Years Legitimizes LSD for Psychotherapeutic Use













Buck Rogers, Staff Writer
Waking Times

The public image problem for psychedelic substances is finally correcting itself, due in large part to the willingness of some scientific communities to ignore taboos and press ahead with modern research into the efficacy of their use as therapeutic medicines. Cannabis is the front-runner … More

March 4, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
South American Vine Treats Neurogenerative Disorders and Is More Powerful Than Antidepressants

South American Vine Treats Neurogenerative Disorders and Is More Powerful Than Antidepressants













John Summerly, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Banisteriopsis caapi, also known as ayahuasca, caapi or yaje, is a South American jungle vine used to prepare a decoction with a long history of entheogenic uses as a medicine and “plant teacher” among the indigenous peoples of the Amazon Rainforest. It has unique … More

February 27, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Research Mapping Human Emotions Shows Strong Mind Body Connection

Research Mapping Human Emotions Shows Strong Mind Body Connection













Alex Pietrowski, Staff
Waking Times

Love makes us warm all over, and now scientists are creating body maps to prove it.

A team of scientists in Finland has used a topographical self-reported method to reveal the effects that different emotional states have on bodily sensations. After five experiments and over … More

January 3, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Study: Magic Mushroom Compound Could Help with Depression

Study: Magic Mushroom Compound Could Help with Depression













Paul Fassa, Natural Society
Waking Times

At least three different formal psychiatric studies on the effects of psilocybin, extracted from “magic mushrooms”, were performed on voluntary subjects who had never experienced psychedelics before. All had similar positive results. The motive for these studies was investigating the potential for treating More

January 3, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
Listen to Your Heart’s Wisdom

Listen to Your Heart’s Wisdom













Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor
Waking Times 

While we are living in unsettled times, it seems that many periods in human history have been that way. Consider this famous quote from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, authored in 1859.

“It was the best of times, it was the More

December 28, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Surprising Healing Qualities… of Dirt

The Surprising Healing Qualities… of Dirt













Daphne Miller, Yes!
Waking Times

Recently I’ve been enjoying dirty thoughts.

I spend my days in a sterile 8×10 room practicing family medicine and yet my mind is in the soil. This is because I’m discovering just how much this rich, dark substance influences the day-to-day health of my patients. … More

December 18, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Drug-Free Way to Prevent Depression

The Drug-Free Way to Prevent Depression













Dr. K.J. McLaughlin, Doctors Health Press
Waking Times

Depression is a very common health issue which affects millions of people worldwide. As a matter of fact, depression is the second most common cause of disability on a global scale accounting for lost time, decreased quality of life, and high treatment … More

December 6, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Violent Side Effects of Antidepressants that Many Ignore

The Violent Side Effects of Antidepressants that Many Ignore













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

In light of a long list of mass shootings over the past several years, the causative role of psychiatric drugs in violent events will undoubtedly have to be evaluated and addressed at some point. Personally, I’d vote for sooner, rather than later.

Antidepressants in particular have … More

October 3, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Why Over 400 Species of Bacteria In Your Belly Right Now May Be The Key To Health or Disease

Why Over 400 Species of Bacteria In Your Belly Right Now May Be The Key To Health or Disease













Karen Foster, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Trillions of bacteria are hostile and can cause disease, while many others are friendly and have established a symbiotic, mutually beneficial relationship with us over the millennia. These friendly bacteria have also been referred to as “probiotics” and are being used increasingly by mainstream … More

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Ending Your Depression and Anxiety with St. John’s Wort

Ending Your Depression and Anxiety with St. John’s Wort













Mike Gerard, Contributor
Waking  Times

With the high levels of stress that comes from daily living, many people begin to develop moderate to severe emotional problems. Some people will seek out professional help, but many more will let these conditions go untreated. Although there are many prescription drugs on the … More

August 2, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Gardening Can Help Beat Depression

Gardening Can Help Beat Depression













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Every year, some 230 million prescriptions for antidepressants are filled, making them one of the most-prescribed drugs in the United States.

Despite this, the incidence of all forms of depression is now at 10 percent, according to 2012 statistics1, and the number of Americans … More

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Are Probiotics the New Prozac?

Are Probiotics the New Prozac?













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

While many think of their brain as the organ in charge of their mental health, your gut may actually play a far more significant role.

The big picture many of us understand is one of a microbial world that we just happen to be living in. … More

July 25, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Groundbreaking Study Finds Turmeric Extract Superior to Prozac for Depression

Groundbreaking Study Finds Turmeric Extract Superior to Prozac for Depression













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

A new study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research has confirmed for the first time in a randomized, controlled clinical trial that the primary polyphenol in turmeric known as curcumin is both safe and effective in treating serious states of depression.[1]

The research was … More

July 20, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya

The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya













Frank Huguenard, Staff Writer
Waking Times

At the center of our bodies resides a long, sinewy nerve that extends all the way from our medullas down through our chests to beyond our stomachs. This nerve, known as the Vagus Nerve, happens to be at a most fascinating intersection, not … More

May 20, 2013 | By | 39 Replies More
What Your Body Tells You About Your Emotional State

What Your Body Tells You About Your Emotional State













Christina Sarich, Contributor
Waking Times

“This is no exaggeration: you were born to put death to death.” – Leonard Perlmutter 

Bruce Lipton, a leading development biologist who believes that genes and DNA can be manipulated by our beliefs is not the only brilliant mind to propose such a mind-bending idea. … More

May 8, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Saffron: Ancient Healing Powers Confirmed by Science

Saffron: Ancient Healing Powers Confirmed by Science













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Clearly there is something magical about the Crocus sativus flower, from which the spice saffron is derived.  If its striking beauty does not immediately cast a spell on its beholder, often it simply takes experiencing the spice to fall into full enchantment with … More

April 6, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Anti-Depressants Don’t Work for Mild or Moderate Depression

Anti-Depressants Don’t Work for Mild or Moderate Depression













Paul Fassa, Natural Society
Waking Times

Harvard Medical School lecturer, psychologist and Associate Director of the Program in Placebo Studies at Harvard, Irving Kirsch, was recently featured in a CBS 60 Minutes new program with a claim that put a chink into the pharmaceutical industry’s armor. Professor Kirsh provided … More

March 18, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

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