Antidepressants

  • News HeadlinesAntidepressants have damaged the hearts of some patients

    Antidepressants have damaged the hearts of some patients

    (ORDO NEWS) — Scientists have found that antidepressants can harm people with severe heart disease. The drugs caused deformity of the mitral valve in patients. The mitral valve must pass blood from the left atrium to the left ventricle. The researchers studied his condition in more than nine thousand patients with degenerative mitral regurgitation. It turned out that antidepressants from the group of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs or SSRIs)…

  • News HeadlinesPsychotherapy may not be effective for patients on antidepressants 1

    Psychotherapy may not be effective for patients on antidepressants

    (ORDO NEWS) — The first and most popular treatment for depression is antidepressants. Or psychotherapy? Seems like you only need to pick one. European scientists came to the conclusion that together these funds do not work. Depression is not easy to treat, but it is necessary A large (and ongoing) international study of clinicians from the European Resistant Depression Study Group found that adding psychotherapy to antidepressants does not improve…

  • News HeadlinesScientists have isolated an antidepressant from the bark of a tropical tree

    Scientists have isolated an antidepressant from the bark of a tropical tree

    (ORDO NEWS) — American researchers have isolated an alkaloid called GB18 from the bark of the Galbulimima belgraveana tree, which is used by the indigenous peoples of Australia and Papua New Guinea for medicinal and religious purposes. Scientists have found that it interacts with opioid receptors, but does not activate, but blocks them, so it can act as an antidepressant. The Galbulimima belgraveana tree grows only in the remote rainforests…

  • News HeadlinesA massive study has shown that we need better treatments than antidepressants

    A massive study has shown that we need better treatments than antidepressants

    (ORDO NEWS) — Antidepressants are the primary treatment for depression, but their use is clouded by questions about long-term effectiveness. A new study has found that antidepressants may not improve people‘s quality of life in the long term compared to people with depression who do not take these medications. This does not mean that we should not use them, because in many cases these drugs are life saving. But the…

  • News HeadlinesAntidepressants do not improve quality of life in the long run

    Antidepressants do not improve quality of life in the long run

    (ORDO NEWS) — Antidepressants do not improve the mental or physical health of people with depression in the long term, according to a new study. The authors note that patients still need to take antidepressants if prescribed by their doctor. It has long been known that antidepressants are effective in treating depressive disorder, but the effect of the pill on people’s health in general remains unclear. Now, in a study…