reply to post by mrwupy
You saying all doctors are JUST out to make a buck off of you is a bit over the top. I went to the doctor before, and have been told just to eat more
of this, less of that, whatever...no meds though. Anyways...
Depressions, anxiety's, disorders, are all real. But, that does not make them an "illness" in my eyes. I never got medication, but I would more
than guess (never had a prognoses) I was depressed and had anxiety a few years ago.
The best way to deal with it is not medicine though. It is fighting through it. While medicine may help, I do not think it is for everyone, or close
to the majority. Only a few I feel should actually be taking meds for half the stuff people "have" these days. It is because these same people get
dependent and think that they no longer have to deal with their problems, when that is the root of it to start with.
When 80% of people take these crazy medications over stupid things, I see it no differently than the alcoholic, trying to escape their pain and
The real cure is love and support...and in regards to children, tossing random medications at them is not the love and support you should be giving,
or want to be.
Now, I will use an example from myself. In my early teen years, I never wanted to go to school and would literally "freak" out. Missed many
days...cops came, all that fun stuff.
Never took medication though. After a couple years, it was all past me. Make school all the time, perfect grades, job. Doing fine (I say so
My sister is in the same situation. But, my parents have now put her on medications. What I see as a phase of ones life, it is now drugged up with
unknown consequences. Guess what? She still has the problems - yet still takes the bullcrap medicine. Now that she has gotten an official label for
"anxiety" - she thinks it is okay not to participate in school (at all).
It is people hiding from their fears. Most of the time, medicine will not cure it.