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Re: Effects of long term SSRI use... My Story... 49er

Posted by sowhysosad on April 25, 2009, at 14:55:13

In reply to Re: Effects of long term SSRI use... My Story... sowhysosad, posted by 49er on April 25, 2009, at 14:29:38

> In the latest study on women and heart disease, there was a direct link to the antidepressants they were taking. Of course, that was minimized.
> Someone I know who was always very healthy prior to being placed on antipsychotics has developed diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Yeah, AP's are another kettle of fish entirely, and I gather there's strong evidence of a link to diabetes and raised cholesterol.

As for AD's though, I don't doubt "Big Pharma" has tried to play down links to other life threatening conditions as you say. But I'd imagine it's on of those areas where it's pretty hard to prove cause and effect, like the "cannabis causes schiophrenia" debate.




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