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Category: Stop the Med-ness

Chipping Away at Pharmaceutical Company Arrogance

A physician couple has made a decade long effort to change the confusing, uninformative packaging labels on the drugs we take everyday....

Three Sneaky Ways Anxiety Drugs Enslave You

The one question almost everyone asks when starting a medication is: How long will I have to stay on this? They fear that their drug...

Can sleeping pills make you fat? A dieter’s nightmare.

Imagine trying a sleeping pill. Oh, let’s say we call that drug something quirky and scientic-sounding like, zolpidem.  Now imagine...

Can sleeping pills hurt me?

Do You Really Need that Antidepressant?

Lots of my friends ask me whether I think it’s a good idea to take an antidepressant. They ask because I’ve been prescribing these...

Don’t Save the Tigers! At Least Not, if You’re Anxious

Does anxiety limit the things you do? Maybe you’d like to go out with friends or catch up at a family gathering, but the idea of...

Three Unbelievable Secrets About Antidepressants

  “Does depression medicine make any f%#%ing difference at all?” Michelle asked me this question as she sat in my office...

Why Be Anxiety Free?

Why Banxietyfree?

How I Accidentally Used a Travel Site to Treat My Social Anxiety

On any given day, my anxiety flares according to the situation. If I’m out, it’s usually related to being around other people....

Travel Anxiety: Fear of Trolls Stopping Aviation (TSA)

If God wanted us to fly, he would’ve made it easier to get through security. Ask anyone who refuses to travel by air, what their...