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The Prozac Goose Chase. Why Prozac Probably Works Differently Than We Thought by Michael Gorsline Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:39am The Boston Globe reports on a theory that I'd heard about a while back that seems to be gaining traction, amassing evidence to support it, Head Fake: How Prozac Sent the Science of Depression in the Wrong Direction. The idea is that rather than depression being due to a shortage of some neurotransmitter or other, that it is actually due to ... Read on »
Does Prozac really give Anxiety Relief? by Paulineh Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:52pm Image via Wikipedia Prozac (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride) is a antidepressant and is considered by many to be the best anti anxiety medicine out there and that is probably because it is the most popular.  Prozac was a phenomenon when it first came out.  It is also often used for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Soc ... Read on »
yoga is my prozac: 2 studies on why a yoga practice is great for your health by Lindsey Lewis Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 May 2011 9:00am YOGA IS MY DRUG? "Actually," he replied, "I figured it was Prozac." Ha! This was the joking response of a guy I do some work with when I asked him, "How do you think I stay pretty much happy almost all the time?" He was adding up the total hours in a year that he figures I spend on my morning sadhana (spiritual practice/yoga practice) ... Read on »
the Prozac moment by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 12 May 2009 6:15pm 1 Comment Mark Willenbring dreams of the day that addiction is treated by primary care docs: ...Dr. Willenbring, an expert on treating alcohol addiction, predicts that the day is not far off when giving a pill and five minutes of advice to an alcohol abuser will be all that is needed to keep drinking under control. ... “We’re at the same place wit ... Read on »
Prozac Found to Help Recovery from Strokes With a 90 Day Treatment–Study by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 1:46am The patients in the study in the UK had either severe motor disabilities resulting from a stroke.  The dosage of Prozac was for 90 days the those who had treatment gained significantly more function in their upper and lower limbs than patients who were not given the Prozac.  This is interesting to see how an already approved drug may hav ... Read on »
Prozac Nation: a return to the land of the SSRI by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 24 Jan 2012 12:00am Well, I saw my doctor today, and talked to him about the OCD thoughts. He said it did sound like OCD type symptoms because they are thoughts I don't want to be having and I can't get rid of them. I have pretty much known this for years, but I just never really addressed it recently with a doctor. I mentioned how Prozac seemed to help wi ... Read on »
Keep your Prozac off my dog! by Naturalgal Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:17pm 1 Comment Oh no,  I joined a support group for dog owners and when I checked it this morning I found a rapid discussion going about the glories of medicating your anxious dog. I know Gianna mentioned  pets on psycho-actives  a few weeks ago. I am so sickened I don’t know what to do. I really am not ready to come out to these people. It is a short term ... Read on »
Prozac Poster Girl by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Apr 2009 11:03pm I switched around some of my psych meds today, as the previous combo had lost a bit of its normal "oomph." And they messed with my sleep habits (however un -habitual they are), so I decided it was time for a change. I'm starting back on Prozac. My psychiatrist presented me with several options, and part of me initially shied away from Prozac ... Read on »
The History of Prozac by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 10:14pm How a pill for alcoholism became a blockbuster antidepressant. Back in the 1970s, while doing research on antidepressants at Eli Lilly and Co., several organic chemists had been working on identifying new compounds that showed activity at serotonin receptor sites. The Lilly researchers came across Compound 82816, which very cleanly and very s ... Read on »
Medications A-Z: The Prozac Family (SSRIs) by Dr. Silva Medical Doctor Posted Tue 01 Sep 2009 5:50pm The most commonly prescribed class of antidepressants today are the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the so-called "Prozac family" of medications, of which Prozac was the prototype, but which also includes Zoloft, Paxil, Luvox, Celexa, and Lexapro. They are widely prescribed because they are very safe and generally well-tol ... Read on »