'Postpartum Depression' Category

More information on the psychiatric label called: “postpartum depression”.

Psychiatric Drugs Linked To Increased Risk Of Cancer

Wednesday, July 6th, 2005

Some kinds of antidepressants can double the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a major medical study.

Based on the finding, the lead researcher is recommending that physicians stop prescribing some antidepressants.

So while Brooke Shields advocates the use of psychiatric drugs like Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft to “treat” postpartum depression - It seems some of these types of drugs can actually double the odds of breast cancer. On top of that wonderful side effect, you can also add things like: anxiety, nervousness, increased risk of suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts, decreased libido, nausea, etc, etc, etc…

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