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Saturday, June 14, 2008

Mothers suffering from depression are increasingly pushed into taking pills, at great potential risk to themselves and their infants.

Paxil Babies: The Dangers of Antidepressants

Today in the United States, 11 percent of women take antidepressants, the use of antidepressants by pregnant women has dramatically increased, and postpartum depression -- rare in those cultures in which women receive high levels of social support following childbirth -- has become so staggeringly common among U.S. women that Congress is legislating increased medical treatment.
Read article at alternet.org
Comment: In 2006 the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine reported that 30 percent of infants who had prenatal exposure to antidepressants experience some withdrawal symptoms, with 13 percent of them experiencing severe ones, most notably tremors, respiratory distress, gastrointestinal problems, sleep disturbances, and high-pitched crying. Other withdrawal symptoms include rapid heart beat, irritability, feeding difficulties, and profuse sweating.

The above is taken from the Dr Rath Foundation newsletter which I recommend to you.

With regard to pregnant mothers taking antidepressants: - pregnant women should avoid ALL drugs, both prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs (and, of course, illegal drugs), as far as they possibly can. Unborn babies are at such very great risk of harm from drugs their mothers take - alcohol and cigarettes, for example, and as above, antidepressants - but also from many other drugs too. - That doctors are prescribing antidepressants so freely to pregnant women in America is nothing short of medical negligence.

Pregnant mothers should avoid salt and salty food. - See advice for pregnant mothers

Avoiding salt and salty food also reduces depression.

Lose weight, reduce your risk of most cancers, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, angina, vascular dementia, osteopenia, osteoporosis, hypercholesterolaemia, depression, liver and kidney problems, and improve your health in many other ways without drugs or expense by eating less salt! - Try it! - You will feel so much better!

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Children and Obesity

vulnerable groups

See Sodium in foods and

Associated health conditions