~ 100110 Could Psychiatric Drugs Actually Be Causing Mental Illness?

In a recent interview, Dr. Joseph Mercola and medical journalist and Pulitzer Prize nominee Robert Whitaker discuss how contemporary psychiatric drugs may actually increase mental illness, especially depression. Many recent studies have raised questions about the longer-term effects of these drugs, although the information is not getting to the public.

There are natural and/or lifestyle changes a person can safely make that may be equally or more effective than drug treatment. These include exercise, first and foremost, as well as nutrition, exposure to sunshine, and omega-3 fats.

In Britain, depression patients can actually get a prescription from their doctors for exercise as a treatment.

To learn more about the health benefits of exercise, click here.

To learn more about the mental health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids, click here.

Listen to the interview:

For more about Dr. Mercola and this topic, click here.

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