Science Behind Shooters & Medications Interview With Ann Blake-Tracy

The Conspiracy Show:  Mass Shootings and Mind Altering Drugs

 “Are money hungry Drug companies creating lone gun terrorists,

then trying to hide their complicity?”

September 16, 2018, with Richard Syrett, Toronto, Canada

 

Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode

Ann Blake-Tracy 

Bio: Ann is the author or the first book ever written on the adverse effects of SSRI antidepressant medications & other drugs designed to increase serotonin. That book, The Prozac Pandora, a basic introduction to potential problems with this class of drugs, came out in 1991, just before the first FDA hearing on Prozac. By 1994 that had expanded into, Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? The Rest of the Story, a large text on these drugs & the damaging effects of increasing serotonin, which had long been known in medical science as a “stress neuro-hormone.” The book was being ordered by the case by EMTs to hand out on calls after becoming alarmed by how often they were seeing these drugs in all the emergencies they were called out on. A pharmacy students were discoveringenough about these serotonergicdrugs after the book becoming required reading in their pharmacy class that one student even wrote a popular rap song to address it called “Get Off The Pharm!” That first edition was followed by a second edition in 2001 and a third edition on this Prozac family of serotonergic drugs in 2014  available only as an ebook on our drugawareness.org website & titled, Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? Our Serotonin Nightmare!

Since 1992 Ann has testified as an expert witness in Prozac and other SSRI related court cases around the world. Some of the more high profile cases she has worked on would be the murder/suicide of comedian Phil Hartman and his wife Brynn, the Columbine & Red Lake School shootings, Andrea Yates – the Texas mother who drowned her five children, the Atlanta Day Trader, Princess Di’s death, the murder/suicide of the royal family of Nepal, Anna Nicole Smith’s son Daniel’s death, etc.

Ann Blake-Tracy will amaze you with documentation as to how often these drugs have lurked silently behind the scenes of major headlines worldwide!! To get an idea of the types of reactions & how often we are seeing these in the news go to www.drugawareness.org for breaking news cases and www.SSRIstories.NET for our database of thousands of articles on patients on these drugs and the adverse results appearing as headlines. These are cases which Ann Blake Tracy, along with many of our directors, over the years have been gathering since 1990. Then our Texas director, Rosie Meysenburg, along with her husband Gene, began to post the stories into an online database in 2006. With only a handful of individuals gathering the cases it should be clear that this shocking list is only the tip of this iceberg of horrifying antidepressant-induced nightmares!

International Coalition for Drug Awareness 

Part 1

The Conspiracy Show: Shooters and Drugs

Ann Blake-Tracy is the executive director of the International Coalition for Drug Awareness. She has has specialized since 1990 in adverse reactions to serotonergic medications as well as the new atypical antipsychotics. She has discovered that most lone wolf shooters have been medicated on some form of SSRI antidepressant. Can a possible side-effect be homicidal ideation in the client?

      1. Part 1 Listen Now

 

Part 2

The Conspiracy Show: Shooters and Drugs 

Richard continues the discussion with the Executive Director of the International Coalition for Drug Awareness who are warning the public about the dangerous side effects of prescription medication which may include homicidal ideation. She offers alternatives and safe ways for withdrawal.

      2. Part 2 Listen Now

 

Links mentioned in the interview:

Safe Withdrawal MP3: Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant/Atypical Antipsychotic! 

Help! I can’t get off my antidepressant! [Mp3 Download]

 

List of school shootings: http://www.drugawareness.org/ssri-nightmares/school-shootings/

 

Database of cases: www.SSRIstories.net

 

Elevated Serotonin = Violence: http://www.drugawareness.org/mutant-mice-key-to-human-violence-an-excess-serotonin/

 

Dr. Candace Pert: “I am alarmed at the SSRI Monster My Research Created!”…

 

Dr. John Virapen: “I indirectly contributed to the death of . . . people, whose shadows now haunt me.”  http://www.drugawareness.org/mutant-mice-key-to-human-violence-an-excess-serotonin/

 

Why I Took a Gun to School: http://www.drugawareness.org/why-i-took-a-gun-to-school-1/

 

 

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Serious New Warnings on Fluoroquinalone Antibiotics

As Usual New FDA Warnings Come Decades Too Late

Mid July 2018 the FDA strengthened their warnings on a group of very troublesome antibiotics which have long been all too commonly prescribed to treat a variety of illnesses such as respiratory and urinary tract infections. In fact I recall warning my own father about these drugs two decades ago! The warnings are extensive and serious – especially so for those with blood sugar issues or those over 60. The warnings are related to mental health issues and severe low blood sugar and as always, are coming much too late for many. This is the very reason our International Coalition for Drug Awareness (ICFDA) was formed. Our mission statement reads:

The International Coalition for Drug Awareness (ICFDA) is a private, non-profit group of physicians, researchers, journalists, patients, and concerned citizens.

“Our primary focus is to address the world’s most pervasive and subtle drug problem—prescription drugs. We are dedicated to educating the people of the world regarding the potentially harmful and life threatening short term and long term effects of these drugs we call “medications” along with the serious problems associated with the unethical marketing techniques of pharmaceutical companies and the off-label prescribing of these drugs by many physicians. As the cause of an estimated 200,000 plus deaths per year in America, drug reactions are now the third leading cause of death!

“The most dangerous period of time for a drug to be on the market is upon market introduction. At that point, physicians and their patients have available to them only the information on adverse reactions present in the controlled environment of a clinical trial. But they remain unaware of the potential adverse reactions of these new drugs when dispensed to the general public. We, therefore, feel there is a need to track and report patient reactions more carefully and more rapidly than what is presently being done, which should result in lower medical costs for the patients and doctors as well. And this also should begin to bridge the gap between well-meaning doctors and maltreated patients.
“By keeping prescribing physicians and their patients abreast of recent adverse reaction reports and approved uses of drugs as opposed to their off-label uses, we hope to cut the number of unnecessary deaths due to drug reactions and interactions and lessen the number of malpractice suits filed against physicians as a result of those reactions. Beyond this public education process, our intention is to serve as a watchdog group over the FDA and similar organizations around the world, encouraging them to remove drugs which demonstrate high numbers of dangerous adverse reactions and threaten the public safety.”

Did Your Mental Health Diagnosis Come From an Antibiotic?

Perhaps one of the most troubling of these warnings issued this summer by the FDA is that PSYCHIATRIC ADVERSE REACTIONS MAY OCCUR EVEN AFTER ONLY ONE DOSE!!!
  1. The Fluoroquinolone antibiotics include Avelox (moxifloxacin), Baxdela (delafloxacin), Cipro (ciprofloxacin), Factive (gemifloxacin), Levoquin (levofloxacin), Avelox (moxifloxacin), Noroxin (norfloxacin), and Floxin (floxacin). Baytril (enrofloxacin) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic often prescribed for pets by veterinarians & sold by the Bayer Corporation under the trade name Baytril. (One pet owner reported all three of her pets became paralyzed by this drug.)

And here are those new warnings to doctors and patients:

“With regard to fluoroquinolone use, healthcare professionals should be aware of the following:

  • There is a potential risk of hypoglycemia associated with use that sometimes may result in coma; elderly patients and those taking oral hypoglycemic agents or insulin may be at increased risk
  • Psychiatric adverse reactions may occur even after just one dose
  • Treatment should be discontinued if patients report any CNS side effects, including psychiatric adverse events, or blood glucose disturbances; switching to a non-fluoroquinolone antibiotic should be considered if possible
  • If serious side effects involving the tendons, muscles, joints, or nerves occur, treatment should be stopped and patients should be switched to a non-fluoroquinolone antibiotic
  • Fluoroquinolones should not be prescribed for acute bacterial sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, and uncomplicated urinary tract infections if patients have other treatment options because the risks outweigh the benefits in these patients”

https://www.empr.com/safety-alerts-and-recalls/fluoroquinolone-antibiotics-hypoglycemic-coma-psychiatric-adverse-reactions-labeling-update/article/779706/

 

Excellent Advice to Protect Loved Ones

In this video below is a very bright woman who gives you excellent examples on how to protect your loved ones from hospitals and drug pushing doctors who are ordering unnecessary drugs and procedures especially among the elderly. And she points out that they do not even have to disclose what they are giving your loved one and will often order those in the middle of the night when no one is around to notice!

She discusses not only these fluoroquinolone antibiotics the FDA has just now warned about, but also the statin drugs with similar very serious issues….and she will make you laugh as well – always a very healthy practice to engage in! 🙂 🙂 🙂

 

Special Warning for Those on Antidepressants or Atypical Antipsychotics:

Fluoroquinolones Also Increase Serotonin Leading to Serotonin Syndrome

As most of you have followed my work on antidepressants, atypical antipsychotics you know I am always checking to see which other drugs on the market may be increasing serotonin as well thus producing interactions with these drugs. And of course these fluoroquinolone antibiotics with these strong warnings of psychiatric side effects do that and they can cause the deadly Serotonin Syndrome when taken with the antidepressants or atypical antipsychotics. Here is an excellent and very extensive NIH study on Serotonin Syndrome discussing these interactions:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3865832/

 

Lawsuits Are Being Filed AS Well

Just look for statements like this one on attorney’s websites:

YOU MAY QUALIFY FOR A FLUOROQUINOLONE INJURY OR WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIM IF YOU OR A FAMILY MEMBER TOOK THE DRUG AVELOX, CIPRO AND/OR LEVAQUIN

AND IF YOU WERE LATER DIAGNOSED WITH PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY.

 

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Available Today Only – Foods That Heal Depression & Anxiety

This is an EXCELLENT piece on healing foods. Interestingly these are the same foods I turned to 45 years ago to overcome the cancer that ravaged my body & threatened my life. What surprised me was to see the amazing clarity of mind I saw almost immediately. Obviously it helped me overcome the cancer since I am still here & have felt no need to see a doctor for any reason since that time. But it has also given me insight into healing from the damage caused by the use of these deadly drugs we call antidepressants.

If Johnathan Otto introducing this video understood more about antidepressants & benzodiazepines he would not try to make this an easier change in diet by allowing those damaged by these drugs to fudge on the strictness required for healing. If he understood the highly protein binding (98%) aspect of these drugs he would understand that to flush these drugs from the  this strict change is required. I am especially concerned about the Lewy Body’s Dementia (large clumps of protein building up in the brain) suffered by Robin Williams on these drugs & the close connection of Lewy Body’s Dementia to the most deadly REM Sleep Disorder (RBD) when 86% of those being diagnosed with RBD are on antidepressants.

Until we have the answer to the following questions I believe it is best to stay on the side of caution & follow the wisdom shared about the diet shared by the following experts.

1. Does the high protein binding aspect of these drugs known to accumulate at a very high rate in brain tissue produce these large clumps of protein to build up in brain tissue?

2. And does this protein binding aspect of these drugs prevent the drugs from being flushed from the body & brain?

 

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Studies: 27% – 86% Suffer Antidepressant Withdrawal

In this world of fake news and the non-existence of investigative reporting both Sarah Boseley and The Guardian have long been a breath of fresh air and deserve a medal for their reporting! The only problem with this one is that the research they are reporting on is three decades too late! But it is because of their efforts as opposed to the lack of efforts by others that I include their request at the end of this article for donations as they are independent in their reporting.

 

For two and a half decades I and the International Coalition For Drug Awareness which I head have been warning about the dangers of withdrawal with a streaming ribbon across the top of our web page (www.drugawareness.org) warning that abrupt or rapid withdrawal can prove to be more dangerous, disabling, and last far longer than a very slow, careful, gradual withdrawal. Most confusing is the fact that the worst of the withdrawal can be delayed six months or longer depending upon the length of time on antidepressants. And for those on the drugs for ten years or more the delay can be even longer. In 1999 I finally tired of repeating over & over & over again one patient at a time all the information on safe withdrawal & published an hour & a half long CD on safe withdrawal & withdrawal tips on easing withdrawal effects which has more informationabout these drugs than you can find in years of research! You can find that in a downloadable version for just under $5 at the following link:

Help! I can’t get off my antidepressant! [Mp3 Download]

The chapter in my book on these antidepressants, Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? Our Serotonin Nightmare, discusses the amazing similarity of these serotonergic antidepressants to Phencyclidine (PCP, “Angel Dust),” a medication pulled from the market only a few years before Prozac was introduced in the US and a drug in the same family as Ketamine now being pushed for treatment of depression! So what is most interesting considering the information in this article about those on antidepressants not wanting to attempt withdrawal because it is so horrible is that is exactly the reason people reported not wanting to withdraw from Phencyclidine (PCP, “Angel Dust”)! Reading the reports of those on both drugs was almost identical with them even using the exact same words to describe their experience! Seems history is repeating itself once again….and ironically these are the drugs people being forced off the opioid pain killers are being given as a replacement in spite of the fact that patients on them have reported for decades that coming off an antidepressant is far more difficult that getting off opioids!

Another helpful place for those looking for support as they go through the withdrawal process is one of our many Facebook groups. To find one just type in the name of the drug you are withdrawing from followed by the phrase “Should Be Illegal” & you will find thousands of others going through the same things you are. For example “Prozac (Fluoxetine) Should Be Illegal”

 

Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms severe, says new report…

Existing guidance that symptoms are minimal leads to misdiagnosis and ‘harmful long-term prescribing’

Sarah Boseley Health editor

Tue 2 Oct 2018 11.23 EDT

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‘The withdrawal effects if I forget to take my pill are severe shakes, suicidal thoughts, a feeling of too much caffeine in my brain, electric shocks, hallucinations, insane mood swings,’ said one patient in a study. Photograph: Steve Debenport/Getty

Half of all those taking antidepressants experience withdrawal problems when they try to give them up and for millions of people in England, these are severe, according to a new review of the evidence commissioned by MPs.

Guidance from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice), which says withdrawal symptoms “are usually mild and self-limiting over about one week” urgently needs to be changed, say the review authors.

Dr James Davies from the University of Roehampton and Prof John Read from the University of East London say the high rate of withdrawal symptoms may be part of the reason people are staying on the pills for longer. They cannot cope, so carry on taking the drugs, or their doctors assume they have relapsed and write another prescription.

The review was commissioned by the all-party parliamentary group for prescribed drug dependence and follows a long debate about the Nice guidance, which critics say is out of date.

Modern antidepressants of the SSRI class, such as Prozac (fluoxetine) and Seroxat (paroxetine), were marketed in part on their safety. Studies showed that when taken alone, overdoses were rarely fatal, which was not the case with benzodiazepines. Also, stopping the drugs was said to be easier.

This new review of the research reveals what many patients have known for years…Dr James Davies

There have been plenty of anecdotal accounts of withdrawal symptoms, which include dizziness, vertigo, nausea, insomnia, headaches, tiredness and difficulties concentrating. But the Nice guidance said in 2004 that the withdrawal symptoms were slight and short-lived and was re-adopted without further evidence in 2009. It is similar to the US guidance, which says symptoms usually resolve within one to two weeks.

The review, published in the journal Addictive Behaviors, focused on 14 studies of antidepressants that had relevant data on withdrawal symptoms. The studies, which were diverse, showed that between 27% and 86% of people suffered from them, with a weighted average of 56%.

Antidepressants are now some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the UK and US, say the authors. “In the UK, usage has risen since 2000 by 170%, with over seven million adults (16% of the English adult population) being prescribed an antidepressant in England alone last year,” says the review.

About half of antidepressant users have been taking the pills for longer than two years. In England, that is 3.5 million people – 8% of the population. In the US, 13% of the population (37 million adults) were on them by 2011-2014, official data shows. Half have been taking them for five years or more.

“This new review of the research reveals what many patients have known for years – that withdrawal from antidepressants often causes severe, debilitating symptoms which can last for weeks, months or longer,” said Dr James Davies.

“Existing Nice guidelines fail to acknowledge how common withdrawal is and wrongly suggest that it usually resolves within one week. This leads many doctors to misdiagnose withdrawal symptoms, often as relapse, resulting in much unnecessary and harmful long-term prescribing.”

In addition to updating the existing evidence reviews, we will include new work on patient choice Nice
The review includes comments from some of the studies where antidepressant users were interviewed about their experiences of trying to wean themselves off the pills.

One spoke of “horrible dizzy spells and nausea whenever I lower my dose”. Another said: “The withdrawal effects if I forget to take my pill are severe shakes, suicidal thoughts, a feeling of too much caffeine in my brain, electric shocks, hallucinations, insane mood swings … kinda stuck on them now coz I’m too scared to come off it.”

Sir Oliver Letwin MP, chair of the parliamentary group, said: “This systematic review provides important new data on antidepressant withdrawal which will be considered by Public Health England as part of their current review into prescribed drug dependence. The data suggests that existing medical guidelines in this area should be urgently updated to reflect the fact that antidepressant withdrawal is much more common, severe and long-lasting than previously stated. Furthermore, we hope that other medical bodies will take note of this new research, and update their own guidance accordingly.”

Nice said it is looking again at its guidance. “In July 2018, the committee met and concluded that the current evidence base needs updating to include research from July 2016 onwards. Nice agrees,” said Paul Chrisp, director of the Centre for Guidelines at Nice. “It is important that the final recommendations are based on the most up-to-date evidence possible. In addition to updating the existing evidence reviews, we will include new work on patient choice and a focus on shared decision making.

“We hope the final guideline will allow people with depression to be offered the best treatments and reach joint decisions about their care that reflect their preferences and values.”

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/02/antidepressant-withdrawal-symptoms-severe-says-new-report

• This article was amended on 3 October 2018 to clarify how overdosing on SSRI antidepressants differs from overdosing on benzodiazepines.

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New Normal? 6 Dead in 3rd Deadliest Shooting This Year

Sheriff Bakersfield shooting rampage that left 6 dead is “New Normal”

I can tell the sheriff WHY this is the “new normal”! Perhaps he has forgotten having to pick up Roseanne Barr years ago while under the influence of Prozac when her way to Salt Lake City to kill her parents because her Prozac delusions we’re leading her to believe her parents had sexually molested her at only 6 months of age. Years later while appearing on Oprah this is something that she publicly stated was the result of adverse reactions to her medication. You could tell how difficult it was for her to even discuss and she called it “the biggest mistake” of her life. Of course this was after coming off the drugs and realizing what had happened. I was overjoyed to see her angel mother next to her as she told the world the truth about what happened. Sadly her father passed away before he had a chance to hear it. What these drugs are doing to destroy family relationships in so many ways is absolutely criminal!

Find the rest of the story on this Bakersfield shooting in he LA Times article below…

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bakersfield-shooting-20180913-story.html

 

Rosanne Barr

Adverse effects can come quickly and with much intensity for people with serious head injuries like Roseanne had when she was only 16. This was a life threatening injury where she was hit by a car leaving her with the hood ornament imbedded in her forehead! So where was her warning? Where is  that warning with these drugs? Why was that never given?

Head Injury & Antidepressants

 

Jason Hairston & Donald Trump, Jr.

 

Is that lack of warning why Donald Trump Jr’s hunting partner, a former San Francisco 49er, Jason Hairston, also a survivor of a very serious sports related head injury,  just days ago killed himself? I have very little doubt! The last stats I heard found that 75% of football players have had head injuries & everyone wonders why it is often men who have these adverse reactions resulting in violence from these drugs?

The only antidepressant I have seen carry very strong warnings about taking it if someone has had a serious head injury is Wellbutrin. Yet the rest of them, as far as I know,  have never carried the warning for those with previous head injuries.

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/405548-ex-nfl-player-and-trump-jrs-hunting-partner-jason-hairston-found

 

McCann Utu, Jr.

 

ANTIDEPRESSANTS & HEAD INJURY: TEEN STABBED MOTHER , BROTHER & SELF TO DEATH

 

“New Normal?”

This is not new!  We have seen serotonin induced violence long before this and in fact  Sheriff  it was law enforcement and judges who put an end to it then because of the extreme violence they saw as the result of it. And what was it Sheriff? It was PCP, a  drug which mimicked serotonin. It was on the market for 7 years with the public being told the drug had a large margin of safety in humans. Obviously as everyone learned that statement was far from correct!

That drug was pulled from the market right about the same time that Congress banned another drug which mimicked serotonin. That drug had produced much suicide across the country along with the Public’s introduction to the violence it could produce in the way of introducing the world to Charles Manson. That drug was LSD, the CIA drug of choice or mind control. The same drug that the CIA used 80% of their initial budget to purchase all of the LSD that Sandoz pharmaceutical had on hand to use in their mind control experiments. We learned later that most of those CIA experiments we’re done on the General Public and the military. Is that what we are seeing again? To me it seems more than obvious.

This is the “new normal” Sheriff because there is just too much of everything that increases serotonin which results in the increase of violence. And that serotonin research indicating an association with elevated serotonin and extreme violence was done right in your own back yard Sheriff at the University of Southern California. It would seem to me it is long overdue that law enforcement and judges wake up to this and step forward once again to protect us from this!

1996 – Mutant Mice May Hold Key To Human Violence – An Excess Of Serotonin.

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In Memory of 9/11…the Antidepressant Connections

 C-SPAN: Richard Gage, World-renowned Expert In Controlled Demolition 

 Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth

The evidence presented here is clear and shocking! It is absolutely amazing to me that this was on C-SPAN, but the sad fact is that it took 13 years to get there! Perhaps there is hope that some day the truth about antidepressants will finally be revealed on C-SPAN as well!

It brings to my mind a Zoloft criminal case in which I testified. After my testimony about the dangers of Zoloft and other antidepressants and how Zoloft contributed to causing this crime the judge made a couple of very interesting statements from the bench. First he called the defense attorney to the bench who had persuaded his client to plead guilty and said, “Do you realize that this evidence on Zoloft could have been used as a defense?!” Since that was not done and the man was told to plead guilty the judge’s hands were tied as he could not find the man Not Guilty because of the Zoloft and it also limited him in how he could sentence the man. Then he made this statement, “Now would we believe that our government (FDA) would lie to us about this Zoloft? The same government who told us that 9/11 was a terrorist attack?”

See the C-SPAN video here:

The 9/11 Antidepressant Connections Few Learned Of

Another interesting fact that many never heard about 9/11 is that there was a LA Times reporter who went to the Middle East to interview the Taliban psychiatrist. (My first thought was “They have their own psychiatrist?!”) He found the psychiatrist’s office covered with antidepressant posters and pads and pens indicating that drug reps were well acquainted with this doctor.

He first shared a story with the reporter about a Taliban officer who had become so suicidal on these meds that he was putting himself on the front lines in hope that he would be killed in battle.

Then as they spoke further a young woman lying on a couch in the office put her hand to her forehead and said, “Oh doctor do we need to sacrifice another goat so that I can feel better?”

The doctor turned to her and said something that has sent chills down my spine, “Nay! Nay! Allah has given these drugs great power! Swallowing them is like swallowing a piece of God!” As one father, whose son had horrific reactions to antidepressants, said, “Yes, he is right. These drugs are Satan’s sacrament!” I think that anyone could clearly see that a doctor with that mind set was giving these drugs to everyone who walked into his office and on top of that was likely taking them himself.

 

Antidepressants Have Long Been Used in Suicide Bombers

Back when I was making so many calls to Nepal in investigating the antidepressant-induced mass murder suicide of the entire royal family of Nepal by the Crown Prince of Nepal the New York Times printed a front page article on the case and right next to the article was one on the regular use of antidepressants among suicide bombers. And it does not take much of an international search now to find it was the antidepressant, Captagon, now pulled from our market, that was the drug of choice.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/carmendrahl/2015/11/21/what-you-need-to-know-about-captagon-the-drug-of-choice-in-war-torn-syria/#4f6a34e53c82

Pharma Rushes to the “Rescue” After Disasters

Of course I do hope you are aware that some of the antidepressant makers offered their antidepressants free of charge for a short time after 9/11. Knowing how highly addictive these drugs are the drug makers would have known that this would greatly increase their profits for a very long time as the patients could not withdraw from them unless they found our www.drugawareness.org website which at that time was still the only site up on antidepressants with information on how very slowly one must come down to avoid the withdrawal from hell associated with antidepressants.

And sadly the fact is that doctors reported that their prescribing of antidepressants DOUBLED after 9/11. In this way 9/11 became a huge boon to Pharma for many years to come because as I just stated so few have learned how to come off these drugs safely and successfully so they unfortunately have remained loyal customers for many years to come.

 

Politics Behind Antidepressants & the 9/11 Connections

Or now that President Trump & more recently Jason Chavitz with his new book have been so good as to out the “Deep State” perhaps I should say the Deep State connections Behind Antidepressants & the 9/11 Connections.

First on this list would be the father and grandfather of two of our US Presidents…

Prescott Bush

 

And how does Prescott Bush enter into all of this? He is the one that we can thank for the CIA’s Operation Paperclip which brought 1600 Nazi scientists to America after World War II, many of which were even recruited into the CIA!!!! The CIA’s main goal was made evident when they used 80% of their initial budget to buy up all the LSD that Sandoz Pharmaceutical had available. Then when they did not have enough LSD to satisfy them for their mind control experimentation they recruited Eli Lilly, the company who later introduced the first SSRI antidepressant with Simi!at reactions to LSX to the market, to develop & supply them with a synthetic version of LSD.

To see more fully the CIA connections behind these drugs I will include below a link to a section of my book in a post I put out previously “Where Did Your Medication Come From?”

George Herbert Waller Bush

Next we have President George Herbert Bush who headed the CIA for a while, sat on the Board of Eli Lilly, and just before Prozac’s approval passed a law to have drugs approved on only 5 & 6 week studies!

 

U.S. President George W. Bush talks about judicial accomplishment and philosophy in Cincinnati, October 6, 2008. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES)

George Walker Bush

Like father, like son, down several generations it seems. President George Walker Bush was able to hide several laws into legislation that absolved Pharma from being sued for all kinds of drug violations & was president at the time of 9/11 & has been accused by many ever since of being behind those 9/11 attacks along with his vice president Duck Cheney who made more money than any of us could imagine selling equipment for the war against Iraq. And it was President Bush who declared war against Iraq. What connections he had in the attacks remains to be seen but without any doubt whatsoever Pharma came out with tons of money for all the depression & panic & anxiety the attack caused.

HISTORY OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS: Just Where Did Your Medication Come From?

HISTORY OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS – Just Where Did Your Medication Come From?

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4 Dead Unstable Cincinnati Shooter’s Mental Health History Investigated

Omar Enrique Santa Perez, 29

 

Thursday morning, September 6th, Omar Enrique Santa Perez opened fire inside the lobby of a Cincinnati office building where he never worked nor to which had any known connection. The city’s police chief said the gunman’s mental health history is one of several areas they are investigating. Of course with a mental health history we know there were plenty if drugs that come with that. But we only hear “mental health history” rather that “mind altering drug history” even though those drugs are known to produce both murder and suicide.

“The shooter who killed three people in a Cincinnati office high-rise once acted disoriented after being fired four years ago in South Carolina, and he filed a recent lawsuit that a judge in June said “borders on delusional.”

 

 

If the gun had not jammed during the shooting and police response had not been so swift it is not known how many more might have lost their lives. Santa Perez was carrying enough ammunition to cause “a bloodbath beyond imagination.”

“The suspect appeared to be upset and disoriented. When I would ask the suspect questions but he would respond with strange answers…mumbled something about the war and the economy, but for the most part talked about that he was upset that he was terminated.” That job was lost back in 2014.

Apparently suffering paranoia he twice filed lawsuits claiming MSNBC was spying on him.

In January he filed suit against NBC Universal and TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, seeking $5.1 million in damages for emotional distress and “character assassination,” WCPO reported.

A county clerk dismissed the lawsuit with prejudice in June andt he allegations “rambling, difficult to decipher and (bordering) on the delusional,”

He then filed another one claiming he was watching MSNBC when they began broadcasting information about him. He believed they intended to track him down and tap into his phone and electronics. Once again a magistrate judge found his allegations “rambling, difficult to decipher and (bordering) on the delusional.”

 

So how on earth does anyone miss that much paranoia & delusion over at least a four year period when the two together are known to be precursors to violence & then let it reach a point where four lives are lost?! It is because we have been led to believe that the delusions & paranoia can be drugged out of someone! JUST SAY NO TO DRUGS?!  Or say no to drugs unless you have any mental issues, at which point you then are expected to say yes to as many drugs as possible?!!

 

SEROTONIN LIES

The problem lies in the fact that every drug they are giving for these problems increase serotonin. And what do we know about serotonin? Although the hypothesis behind these drugs is that depression, anxiety, etc are all the result of low levels of serotonin when in fact for decades elevating serotonin has been associated with a long list of mental issues, including both psychosis & unjustified fears. So would it not be reasonable to question if this young man was taking drugs that may have been elevating his serotonin?

LSD & PCP mimic serotonin to produce hallucinations as well as leading to a whole host of serious mental issues. Listen to this long list of issues research lists as coming from elevated levels of serotonin as I read those off to the FDA Advisory Committee clear back in 2004….

 

 

EXCESS SEROTONIN PRODUCES EXTREME VIOLENCE

 

What so many were not aware of is that an increase in serotonin by an accompanying decrease in one’s ability to metabolize serotonin was long known to produce both impulsive murder and suicide. See this study out of the Southern California:

 

1996 – Mutant Mice May Hold Key To Human Violence – An Excess Of Serotonin.

 

ANTIDEPRESSANTS PRODUCE SLEEP DISORDER KNOWN TO

INCLUDE BOTH MURDER AND SUICIDE

 

REM Sleep Disorder

 

What the world remains unaware of is the fact is that 86% of those who are diagnosed with the most deadly sleep disorder known as REM Sleep Disorder (RBD) are currently taking antidepressants. REM Sleep Disorder is a condition in which there is no paralysis during sleep thus allowing the patient to act out the dreams or nightmares they are having. Tragically 80% of those going into this sleep disorder hurt themselves or others, including both murder and suicide as a result.

This is possibly the most deadly of all reactions one can have to antidepressants. Even more frightening though is to learn that before the introduction of the SSRI antidepressants RBD was known mainly as a drug withdrawal effect. Thus the chances of going into this dangerous reaction should be expected to increase as one goes into withdrawal. This is why it is so important to avoid as much of the withdrawal effects as possible by tapering off an antidepressant very, very, very slowly.

Feel free to join us on Facebook to learn more about this disorder on our Antidepressant-induced REM Sleep Disorder group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/106704639660883/

 

Original articles:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-cincinnati-shootings-20180907-story.html

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/09/07/cincinnati-shooter-had-troubled-past-including-arrests-and-rambling-lawsuits-against-msnbc-reports.html

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cincinnati-shooting-omar-enrique-santa-perezs-gun-jammed-during-fifth-third-bancorp-rampage-police-say-2018-09-07/

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Is Rebirth Possible After Serotonergic Medications?

Possibly the greatest concern of everyone who has been on one of these drugs that alter serotonin levels is can I recover? So I am going to be sharing more of these experiences the one Marcelo shared with me just a couple of weeks ago…so you can see the answer to that is YES! As long as you know what you are doing.

Remember what Dr. Candace Pert said in her statement about what people need to do to treat depression instead of using the antidepressants her research made possible which she called “monsters” which she wished she had never had anything to do with their development. I will quote that here for you as a reminder…

Dr. Candace Pert

“I am alarmed at the monster that Johns Hopkins neuro-scientist Solomon Snyder and I created when we discovered the simple binding assay for drug receptors 25 years ago. Prozac and other antidepressant serotonin-receptor-active compounds may also cause cardiovascular problems in some susceptible people after long-term use, which has become common practice despite the lack of safety studies.

“The public is being misinformed about the precision of these selective serotonin-uptake inhibitors when the medical profession oversimplifies their action in the brain and ignores the body as if it exists merely to carry the head around! In short, these molecules of emotion regulate every aspect of our physiology. A new paradigm has evolved, with implications that life-style changes such as diet and exercise can offer profound, safe and natural mood elevation.”

To learn more about Dr. Pert click here: http://new.drugawareness.org/i-am-alarmed-at-the-monster-ssrisnri-antidepressants-i-created-dr-candace-pert/

You will see from Marcelo’s experience below that learning all this does not take a lot of effort. He and I had a one hour discussion/consultation in 2012 and I have answered a few questions he has had in one of our Facebook groups over several years.

In August of 2012 Marcelo was diagnosed with a Fatty Liver after using Xanax for 3 years and then Zoloft for 8 years. His liver doctor advised that he go on a strict diet avoiding meat and fats, except for blue fish and eating lots of fruit and veggies. Then after meeting me and watching videos by Dr. Michael Greger, and my good friend, Dr. Lorraine Day, who is also on our Board of Directors for the International Coalition for Drug Awareness, his diet became a little more strict and he went to a Vegan diet. When one understands that both the benzos (like Xanax) and antidepressants (like Zoloft) are 98% protein binding it becomes quite clear that avoiding complex proteins will make it easier for the body to be able to flush these drugs out of the body and brain.

After about a one hour long discussion about his situation and drug side effects, which also included worsening of a serious situation with retinal damage, in 2012 this was my parting statement: “Well just keep working on building your body with lots of good nutrition & you will be just fine.”

 Meet Marcelo

My recent 2018 conversation with Marcelo contacting me to inform me of his progress and desire now to help others escape from and rebuild after all these deadly drugs:
Marcelo: Thank you!! You are so sweet! But I don” t think I deserve all the credit entirely for regaining my health because I could not have done it if I had not met you six years ago on Facebook which led me to find your book.
Doctors here in South America call these drugs, “Wonder drugs,” but like you always have said, they are wonder drugs straight from hell!
Thank you for all your help over all these years! I could not have done it without your help or without your book. The book is wonderful and had so much information on different topics.
You are very special! I don’t think there are many people like you in the world. The world needs more people like you!
I learned from you another approach to regain my health…different from orthodox medicine. And now I am better in every way thanks to you!
And people must learn to take responsibility to regain their health and stop trusting so much in doctors. I am much better now following a Vegan diet. I had a relapse when I quit the diet two years ago but I am much better now. I eat green leafy veggies like spinach,  broccoli..and I eat blueberries.
But I am VERY WELL now and I am amazed that right now everybody is getting the flu and I have not! My immune system is very good now. This diet is Very Powerful! I exercise now & do not get tired.
I watch videos by Dr. Michael Gregor and Dr.Lorraine Day too, who is on your Board of Directors. She cured herself from advanced cancer with a  Vegan diet, just like you did. She is amazing and you are too!
The liver doctor wanted me to get a vitamin K injection last year and I refused. I have learned my lesson about vitamins! I get them naturally from my food. And over this past year my liver function has improved by 75%, not by 100% yet, but much, much better and now in a normal range.
I understand now that my health is in MY HANDS, not any doctor’s hands. You taught me that! You have been so much help to me all these years.
I have oftén gone back to read again in your Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? book again whenever I have doubts about different things or have forgotten something about the drugs and their action.
I am so grateful for your help. I will do anything you need. Do you need someone to start a group here in South America or do you need someone to translate your book into Spanish? Count on me if you need help. I learned so,much from you and other Vegan doctors like dr. Greger and Dr. Day over all these years. She too believes the liver can heal. I saw it in her videos.
I never understood how much of a big difference diet can make in your life! A lot! It is key to your health. I may never have known that before but I do now! I have seen it work a miracle in my health.
It is amazing what you did to get rid of your cancer and Dr. Day too! My mother is very sick now and I tell her that diet will make a huge difference for her but she does not believe in diet. She has a blood disorder and probably breakthough cancer. I have tried to help her understand & sent her Dr. Day’s videos. But she just doesn’t believe she can heal with diet. It is sad indeed.
What you did in changing your diet to cure your cancer with diet and herbs was really amazing because you did it for yourself. You were brave! You listened to your own voice, your own body, and not the doctors. And then taught yourself how to do it even though you never knew these things before.
My biggest mistake of all was to trust in a psych doctor! I will never do that again! Any doctor that requires someone to take medicines for life…it is NOT good! The body is meant to heal itself like Dr. Day says. It doesn’t need medicines!
But diet is a very difficult  change for many people here because here in Argentina meat is the basis of the diet. And organic fruits & vegetables are Very hard to find because Monsanto is everywhere. It rains Roundup here! Many people get cáncer in the towns near the fields where they spray. It is an epidemic! I keep hoping they will leave here. Everything is contaminated. It is terrible, like the end of the world!
Humanity has not learned to use feeling, caring or wisdom in a proper way. It is a very difficult task to change all this. Right now we have an economic crisis so it is very difficult to resolve these issues. But it must be done.
The pharma business is very powerful too. Sad. They need to be stopped. I hope you can achieve that.
Thank you again! And once again I tell you the same, you are amazing. Thank you for all you have done and are doing for everyone! Big hugs!
Goodnight and Sweet dreams!
[Find the 2014 edition of the book and the MP3 Marcelo speaks of helping him heal on our main website at www.drugawareness.org where you can also order a private consultation with me on either withdrawal or rebuilding if you feel you need more than the book & MP3.]

Meet Victoria

And here is Victoria who also cured herself with a similar diet after going cold turkey off  Effexor – something she recommends no one ever do as it is so much worse and more dangerous than weaning off these serotonergic drugs!!!

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FL Shooter Medicated for Years – Mother Works for FDA, is PhD in Toxicology

 

 

David Katz’s Mother, Elizabeth Katz, Works for the FDA with a PhD in Toxicology

 

David Katz’s Parents & Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

As has been made public David Katz has a history of antidepressant & antipsychotic use along with several stints in psych hospitals throughout his young life. On top of that we have just recently learned that his mother is a toxicology with the FDA!

“More specifically, the records state: “Elizabeth (Katz), who has a Ph.D. in toxicology, is employed by the United States Food and Drug Administration…” Her bio on FDAZilla says that she is from Silver Spring, Maryland.”

 

The Florida Shooting Takes Me Full Circle

This case takes me full circle from the 1992 suicide of Marc Pizzuto of Columbia, Maryland, whose case is featured in the Prologue of my book Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? Our Serotonin Nightmare right back to Columbia, Maryland also home of the latest Florida shooter David Katz. See the excerpt of the prologue from my book below on the Wesbecker case & on Marc Pizzuto’s case below…and there was another case I worked on right next door to Columbia in Ellicott City in 2004 where Ryan Furlough, a young man on Effexor, poisoned his best friend during a sleep over. Here is a link to that case: (http://ssristories.net/archive/show2b9a.html?item=250)

 

So the obvious question is: As a toxicologist, how did his mother not see this coming?

 

David Katz’s mother works as a toxicologist for the FDA and she did not even realize how toxic her own son was to lead him to this action?!!! This is the perfect example of just how completely clueless the world is to the extreme brain toxicity & the lack of warning given to patients & their families when it comes to the SSRI antidepressants and the serotonergic antipsychotics!

 

How “homicidal ideation” warning was added to Effexor

 

This scenario reminds me of the 2002 Effexor-induced mass murder/suicide in Ardmore, PA which moved the manufacturer to add “homicidal ideation” as a warning to their antidepressant Effexor – one of the two antidepressants Andrea Yates was on at maximum dose of both drugs when she drowned her five children.

 

In this PA case the husband took the microphone at church on a Sunday evening to accuse his wife publicly of having an affair with her best friend’s husband – all a delusion brought on by the toxic effects of the antidepressant.  The police had to be brought in to get him down from the podium. (http://ssristories.net/archive/show2ee9.html?item=1925)

 

How Does a Serotonergic Agent Produce Psychosis?

 

Now why of how would an antidepressant produce hallucinationsor psychosis? When these drugs increase serotonin they gradually take those who cannot clear all that serotonin out quickly enough to keep from preventing the same type of psychotic break that LSD or PCP would produce. This happens because those two drugs, once prescription drugs which are now illegal, mimic the neurotransmitter, serotonin in the brain. So as antidepressants or atypical antipsychotics increase serotonin you get the same end result.

 

Now how does this case tie in with this shooting in Florida Sunday?

 

Two days later the officer in charge called and spoke with Michael Burgess to check up on him and make sure things were okay. They had a nice conversation and a half hour later Mr. Burgess shot his wife, her teenage daughter, then chased her elderly parents through the house and out in the yard where he gunned them down before shooting himself.

 

His wife, Cassandra Burgess, worked for the manufacturer of Effexor doing what? She took adverse reaction reports for Effexor!

 

Calling in the adverse reaction report for this PA mass murder/suicide

 

I called in the adverse reaction on this case & explained I had an adverse reaction to report on Effexor. The woman said, “Okay, and the adverse reaction was?”

 

I replied, “Mass murder/suicide.”

 

She said, “Oh! Okay….(catching her breath) And patient name?”

 

I said, “Michael Burgess.”

 

She repeated, “Michael”….then screamed, “Michael Burgess?!!!! Did you know his wife worked right here in this office?!”

 

Of course I already knew but replied, “You mean to tell me she worked right there next to you taking adverse reactions day in and day out and she did not see this coming in her own husband soon enough to save her life, the life of her daughter or her parents or his?!!”

 

She said very softly, “I guess not.”

 

The officer also told me someone could have knocked him over with a feather because there is NO WAY he would have believed the man he had just spoken to was about to do this.

 

So if a toxicologist for the FDA can miss this coming in her own son soon enough to save these young lives in Florida, how safe are any of us interacting with so many on these drugs?!!!! As an expert in these cases since 1992 you do not want me to answer that question for you! These people do not come with serotonin meters on their foreheads! How do we know when that level reaches a toxic level? Take a look at what we have seen and documented so far: www.ssristories.net

 

And what is even worse is that most people and even most doctors do not know that in order to come off these drugs safely to avoid triggering a psychosis from withdrawal you must taper EXTREMELY SLOWLY over months or years! (See withdrawal information below)

And what is even worse is that most people and even most doctors do not know that in order to come off these drugs safely to avoid triggering a psychosis from withdrawal you must taper EXTREMELY SLOWLY over months or years!

 

Original articles: https://patch.com/maryland/baltimore/jacksonville-shooting-7-things-know-david-katz?utm_source=amp&utm_campaign=amp&utm_medium=mobile

David Katz: 7 Things To Know About The Jacksonville Shooter
Who was the alleged Jacksonville mass shooter? The story of a Maryland man who died at the Madden NFL 19 video game tournament unfolds.

 

Marc Pizzuto’s Story…

PROZAC: PANACEA OR PANDORA? OUR SEROTONIN NIGHTMARE!

PROLOGUE

THE PANDORA’S BOX

“All at once, every evil and spiteful thing flew out, like a swarm of insects infesting the earth with pain and sorrow….thanks to Pandora, life on earth was never quite so joyful ever again.” From the story of Pandora’s Box

On September 14, 1989, Joseph Wesbecker blew the lid off the Pandora’s box unveiling one of the most terrible of the paradoxical reactions to Prozac when he walked into his former place of employment, Louisville, Kentucky’s Standard Gravure Corp., took the elevator to the third floor, and as the elevator doors opened, started firing with an AK-47 semiautomatic assault rifle. In what authorities called a “blood bath you don’t get over,” Wesbecker took eight lives and wounded twelve others before taking his own life.

Unfortunately, the first medical letter to be published on the relation of Prozac to suicidal ideation and violence came too late for Joseph Wesbecker and twenty of his former co-workers. Although he had been placed on permanent medical disability the previous year after being diagnosed as “manic depressive,” he was described as never having had a history of violence. He had never struck his wife or children and in thirty-two years had never had an argument on the job. He had never tried to hurt anyone else, and everyone who worked with him described him as your average “nice Joe.” Yet one of his victims described the same man, as he turned a gun on her, as “totally devoid of any human element, and human soul….He was just `gone.’ There wasn’t anything there.” (Friends, family and acquaintances in describing individuals who are in trouble on one of these serotonergic medications often refer to them as “gone,” There seems to be no other way to describe the complete change in personality that takes place.)

What was the catalyst that turned this gentle man into a savage bloodthirsty murderer almost overnight? His psychiatrist was shocked by his patient’s obvious deterioration. Two days before the shooting spree the doctor took Wesbecker off Prozac after a five-week period of usage and wrote these notes:

• “Patient seems to have deteriorated. Tangential thought.

• “Weeping in session. Increased agitation and anger.

• “Question (?) from Prozac.

• “Because of deterioration I encouraged patient to go into the hospital for stabilization but he refused.

• “Plan – Discontinue Prozac which may be cause. Return to clinic in two weeks.”

He didn’t return in two weeks. He walked into the annals of history two days later as one of the most notorious mass murderers ever.

Wesbecker had for many years been taking lithium for his manic reactions and continued to take it along with the Prozac his doctor had recently prescribed. In the inquest a jury ruled that the drugs “may have been a contributing factor” in this case.

Joseph Wesbecker’s experience with Prozac began to arouse public awareness to the seriousness of the adverse reactions connected to this drug. Tragically, Wesbecker’s reaction, nor any warning since then, has been loud or clear enough to awaken us all to the painful reality of the potential very serious dangers of the specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

On March 6, 1992, Jim and Carri Pizzuto’s only child, Marc, 22, brought that awareness home for them by putting a gun to his head and pulling the trigger. Jim has spent every minute since then asking himself over and over and over again why he did not listen to every word of the television program on Prozac he had seen several months earlier. Or why he had not heeded the warnings given. How he wishes now that the program had been more bold and straightforward rather than so “politically polite” in presenting both sides of the issue. Why hadn’t the program reached out and grabbed him, shaking into him the fear he now has of the drug? Why hadn’t it made him realize then the impact those warnings could have made in his own life within a few short months? Why hadn’t it made him realize the reality of the danger lying in wait for his own loved ones? Why did it have to be Marc who taught him that lesson in a way that will be embedded deeply and painfully within his soul forever?

Now the questions never end for Jim and Carri, nor for Marc’s friends and family. With an intensified interest they now closely listen to every news report of violent or bizarre behavior or violent suicides and murders and wonder if anyone knew enough to ask if Prozac was involved. They worry about those left behind with all the same questions – those who have fewer or no answers about this drug than they had – answers to help them begin to understand the tragedies with which they are left to cope.

Marc Pizzuto had deeply touched the lives of many in his short 22 years. Throughout his childhood, he was loving, energetic, confident and contented. His parents saw no signs of depression except for brief periods during his last two winters, when he complained of symptoms resembling Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). A doctor at his Maryland University health center prescribed Prozac. Five weeks later, Marc was missing classes (something he had never done before), and sleeping excessively, and the following week he was dead.

Jim describes his son as “the most remarkable and gifted person I have ever known.” He felt it a privilege to have been Marc’s father. Even though he has every reason to be prejudiced in his opinion of his son, Jim Pizzuto does not stand alone. Marc was loved and admired by all he met. One of Marc’s classmates in his Conflict Partnership class shared with their professor his feelings about Marc: “We always got into long discussions after class, and I never could keep up with Marc’s depth of thought. I admired the way Marc seemed so fascinated with every aspect of life. He was the kind of person I wanted to be.”

Their professor, Colman McCarthy, is a writer for The Washington Post. He described Marc as “a young fellow who glowed with life and had ample self confidence to handle the routine academic ups-and-downs that periodically come to every college student….He had qualities that would hearten any teacher: a reflective mind, an appetite for the give-and-take delights of classroom discussion, and a writing style that was sensory in tone because he avoided the stiffness of term-paper prose in favor of letting his feelings flow. Marc, in the General Honors program (He kept a 3.8 average and was on an partial academic scholarship.), had the rarest of undergraduate gifts – intellectual openness. He savored exploring new ideas and seeing where they would take him. He spoke of becoming a professor.”

Marc wrote two papers for Mr. McCarthy’s class: “The Utility of a Nonviolent Lifestyle” and “Conflict Partnership – A Remarkable New Approach to Managing Conflict.” In the second paper Marc wrote: “I am rather fortunate. I feel my parents have taught me many of the techniques found in Conflict Partnership, techniques that are indeed effective. Unknowingly, they have taught me by their example as well as through their interaction with me. Yet I am now more aware of the nature of conflict after reading this book, and I believe I am better equipped to handle future conflicts with greater skill.”

Marc’s statement should help us understand why all who knew him wonder why he handled his last conflict in a manner so totally contrary to every non-violent example he had set for 22 years. They wonder why this solution was so adverse to those principles he had always lived with so much conviction. Everyone wonders, that is, everyone who does not yet understand the violent compulsive behaviors that can be chemically induced through the altering of brain function. Jim reflects on his son’s life: “He was blessed with an abundance of natural qualities – exceptional good looks, a strong, six-foot tall stature, confident blue-grey eyes, casual sandy colored hair and an unforgettable smile. He was charming and witty, thoughtful and considerate. He was especially blessed with a wonderful mind and a genuine concern for others. He was the center of our world and all that parents could hope for….Marc was determined in his convictions but always considerate and open to new ideas. He was genuinely concerned about the lives of people, the people close to him and the people of the world….He belonged to environmental and nature clubs and world conflict resolution groups. He thought and spoke creatively about world issues. His potential was infinite. He made good judgments in all aspects of life. He developed his mind with dedicated study and learning. He had a passionate love for reading and after absorbing its wonders he would pleasantly articulate the essence of his newly acquired philosophies. He cared for his health with physical activity and good dieting habits. He enjoyed sports and daily maintained his fitness with exercising and running. He was a non-smoker and ate wholesome, healthy foods. He was a vegetarian. He felt the excessive waste caused by polluting fertilizers used for growing grain to feed beef; this extravagant waste of grain could be put to far more efficient and humane use in feeding the starving peoples of the world. Furthermore, he opposed the way animals are confined and raised in feeding pens, and did not want to contribute to the animals’ abuse by the meat industry. Marc cast his vote by living his principles – unfailingly, those principles were sound and just.”

In memory of Marc, his fellow students and friends at the University Career Development Center, where he worked, planted a Yoshino cherry tree in the center of a prominent square on the university grounds. It’s a peaceful place, with benches, green grass, tall trees and stately buildings. Along a shaded path, on a brick wall, near the tree they placed a bronze plaque inscribed with a quotation from one of Marc’s papers: “The Best Education is the One That Instills the Love of Learning.” The cherry tree symbolizes Marc’s keen interest in Japanese culture; it will also bloom each spring and mature into a grand symbol of Marc’s fascination for learning.

Jim ends his description of his son with: “Marc’s positive spirit and thoughtful consideration was felt by everyone who knew him and remembered by anyone that met him even for a few brief moments. His innate qualities made us love him – his remarkable intelligence, his expressions, his sincerity. He touched us deep in our hearts and made us love him very much….We were encouraged by his example, his values and philosophies. Even as Marc’s father, I frequently sought and benefited greatly from his clear thinking and sound judgment. Through his infancy, and as he grew, he was the greatest joy possible in life for his mother and me. His excellence gave our life great meaning. I was constantly amazed and inspired by his brilliance. That this brilliant mind would in the end conclude that suicide was somehow a solution….does not fit.”

Is Prozac (and all the Prozac clones we have seen since in the way of antidepressants 7 atypical antipsychotics) the catalysts that produce in these people an obsessive, violent obsession to kill and be killed? Are these patients being chemically induced to take their own lives and the lives of those around them? No one agency has yet tracked the connection between any of the serotonergic meds and suicide or their relationship to violent crime. How many deaths have there already been of which we are unaware because no one has taken notice of them? How many more deaths do we need to witness? How much more terror to the victims and to the perpetrator himself? How many more wonderfully creative individuals – the greatest gifts to our world – can we afford to lose before we learn the answer to that question? How many more Marc Pizzutos will have the answer to these questions before it is too late?

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Successful Antidepressant Withdrawal After Ten Years Use

People often ask me for success stories of those who have used my information over the years so I am going to start sharing them with you in posts, in between all these nightmare cases that come in non-stop, so that you can see how others have been able to get their lives back after years on antidepressants…first this letter from a mother about her daughter’s 10 year nightmare on antidepressants starting with Prozac followed by her daughter giving more detail as to what all happened before she found my book on these drugs & CD on how to wean safely down off them while rebuilding from the damage they have caused.
Dear Ann Blake Tracy,
I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart….
….for helping our daughter, Leslie. Without the information from your book, Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? and tape, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, it is very doubtful that we would have known how to get her off of her drugs safely.
She recently spoke in front of about 50 people, telling her story…
…..Believe me, 1 1/2 years ago she would not have walked into a room with more that 5 people without experiencing serious anxiety.
I just read your newsletter about the woman’s daughter who mutilated herself… 
…Our Leslie did also and her doctor tried to convince us that she had already done that as a child. She hadn’t of course, not until she was prescribed all of the many drugs.
She has been on a roller coaster, but is doing so wonderful now….
….She is no longer taking anything and is outgoing, happy, active in her children’s education and in her church. Her husband frequently tells her that he feels like they are newly weds because he hadn’t seen her that way for almost 11 years.
Her children frequently tell her that they are so happy to have their mom back….
….I would like to send you a transcript of her story that she told to 50 people.
Please continue your campaign, we have told many people about your book and tape,
Marion Schiffgen
                                              

Leslie’s lecture: My 10-year Nightmare Started with Prozac….

“My mental and many physical disorders were caused primarily by the medication I was given by my doctors. I lost 10 years of my life.” Leslie Judd
My name is Leslie Judd and I appreciate the opportunity to tell you my story. I recently had a major life change. This came about because of information that was passed on to me by Young Living. It also came about because of encouragement from my family, friends and because of my faith.
Close to 11 years ago I experienced some serious depression….
…. I now recognize that it was most likely post-partum depression, since it began following the birth of my third child. The condition was serious enough to cause me to be unable to function normally. After a visit to the doctor, I came home with a prescription for Prozac. This was the beginning of a 10year nightmare.
Almost immediately within the first few days I began having side effects….
….such as hallucinations, hearing voices and no relief from the depression. I went back to the doctor, who now prescribed Paxil and Trazadone. Temporarily, it seemed to help with the depression, but I was a zombie all of the time. I felt like I had a hangover every morning. With Paxil, and all of the anti-depressants I took from then on, I had what is called a withdrawal or “wear-off effect”. Basically it is a withdrawal caused by the fact that my body soon adjusted to the dosage and then I would need a higher dosage. Symptoms of this effect were electrical sensations throughout my body, a shutters and whoosh sound with every move and a trailing when I moved or turned my head. This continued to increase until the doctor would change my medication and I would begin the cycle again.
I began fluctuating between depression and hypomania….
….I started seeing a therapist, the therapist referred me to a psychiatrist. She put me on Zoloft next. Starting with a fairly low dose. My initial diagnosis began as Major Depressive Disorder, but soon became Dysthymia, or severe mood disorder. After trying different antidepressants, like Effexor, Serzone ( now off the market due to the fact that it causes liver failure) and Wellbutrin, all of which gave only temporary relief, she decided to try lithium because my symptoms had become like that of a bipolar patient. (So now the diagnosis had become Bipolar II disorder) My condition began to worsen.
At this time the doctor decided to experiment with different types of drugs….
…such as anti-seizure medications, Topamax, Depakote, Lamictal and Neurontin, as well as anti-psychotics, like Risperdal, Seroquel, and Zyprexa, causing me to have a multitude of other side-effects such as tremors, visual disturbances, anxiety and nervous problems for which I was prescribed benzodiazepines. Guess what, I was more depressed, I was more ill than I had ever been before in my life.
Now my back pain was getting worse….
…Due to an inherent back problem, I have always, even as a teen, had back pain. The medications decreased my pain tolerance. I developed Fybromyalga. I became obsessed with illness and with pain. I gained an excessive amount of weight. I also began behaving impulsively, lost interest in relationships and developed social phobias, such as agoraphobia (fear of public places, not wanting to leave home). I would panic in crowds, break out in a sweat, collapsing in terror.
Of course my children were suffering during this whole time ….
….because I was unable to provide nurturing. I could not feel joy or affection, and I became obsessed with death. I didn’t want anyone to touch me, cried sometimes uncontrollably but could never explain why. I felt hopeless. I felt like a burden to everybody. I spoke with slurred speech, couldn’t find words and had loss of memory. The tremors became so severe that I could no longer write a check or sign my name. This only led to more anti social behavior and self isolation.
Every month I went to my doctor, each time my medication and dosage were changed….
….There was a point during the ten years that I realized the medication was making me sick. Especially when I got lithium toxicity. My body was holding on to all fluid, I was bloated beyond recognition, my pupils were dilated (one more than the other), I started to get panicky and I had constant nausea and severe headaches along with other symptoms which alarmed my husband, and he called my doctor who told me to stop taking the medication immediately.
This stopped the toxicity from progressing, but the immediate withdrawal caused….
….me to crash into an even deeper depression. More medication, without relief, more suicidal ideation. Alcohol binges.
During this whole time, my husband, family and friends stood by me, but I didn’t know it….
….I didn’t care. I even expressed hostility towards those who tried to reach out to me with their concerns. I had no interests, no hobbies outside of the dark, morose, and depressing. My music, books, movies that I watched all dealt with depressing subjects, especially death. I had total dissociation (Feeling as though I were transparent or not feeling anything at all.) I slept most of my days, but had to take drugs to sleep at night too. I had nightmares if I dreamt at all. I was always jittery and hyper vigilant. I could not tolerate any light and often called myself a vampire.
I had to have throat surgery due to sleep apnea, anther side effect….
….which the weight gain from the drugs certainly did not  help! And during the recuperation time we made a move to Chino Valley. Major stress, beyond what I was able to deal with and within a few weeks I was hospitalized for the first time for a breakdown. I was in the hospital for 10 days. It was a frightening experience. Locked doors, scary people and more medication changes.
When I was released and came home I was worse than ever….
….My eyes were dead. I shook uncontrollably, actually a side effect of anti seizure medications. I had to move my legs constantly. I was having hallucinations. I had absolutely no energy and no desire to do anything. I felt empty. My family rallied to get me back on my feet. Friends brought dinner to help out. But I really remember very little of this time period. It was as if I were seeing things from outside of my body.
I felt nothing. I just wanted to die. This is when it all started to climax.
My symptoms escalated to the point that I had to be hospitalized again….
….During this whole time, my psychiatrist kept assuring me that it was just a matter of time until the right balance of medication was determined. It was trial and error. Ten years of trial and error! From my 25th year until I was 36years old. The years that I should have enjoyed most with my husband and young family.
An attempted suicide made for another hospital stay….
….where I was humiliated in front of other patients by psychiatric techs, after which I made another attempt to end my life while I was still in the hospital. I lied to get out of the hospital, telling them I felt better. Eight days later I went home on new drugs.
Two weeks later I was back in the hospital for another eight days…
….I was so out of it. I felt like I was in a vacuum. I did things contrary to my nature, not even thinking of consequences. Nothing mattered. On leaving the hospital following my third stay, I was told that my diagnosis was Bipolar II, Panic and anxiety disorder, PTSD ( post traumatic stress disorder), and Borderline Personality Disorder with psychotic episodes. It seemed that I would just get worse and never well again.
Back home, my family searched for answers, …
…& looked for ways to help me. Good friends, Brian and Barb Kuckuck went to a Young Living convention in California. They returned with help – a CD, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant! and a book on antidepressants, Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? from Ann Blake Tracy.
The CD opened our eyes to the destruction of people’s lives these drugs cause….
….I today know I have a disposition towards depression, but I am not bipolar, I am not psychotic and I do not have a borderline personality disorder. My mental and many physical disorders were caused primarily by the medication I was given by my doctors. I lost 10 years of my life.
I followed Ann Blake Tracy’s guidelines for tapering off of the medication …
…and I have been using the Cortistop and various supplements as well as essential oils, particularly Peace and Calming, Valor and Clarity, without which, I know it would have been much more difficult to break free from the drugs. The weaning process is a long one, it can last for up to two years, but it is worth it.

Today I have been completely free of my medications for 5 months….

….Although I still have some residual side-effects, I am living my life again and enjoying it. I thank Young Living and Ann Blake Tracy for making me aware, I thank my husband and children for their untiring love and patience, thanks to my family for their persistence and love in searching for something to help, I appreciate my friends, who were there for me even though I didn’t know it and I especially thank my faith for giving me the strength and courage to succeed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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