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1 According to the NewYorkTimes, more than 30 million #Americans are currently taking #antidepressants.
2 The rate of antidepressant use among middle aged #women is far higher than for the population as a whole. At this point, one out of every four women in their 40s and 50s is taking an antidepressant #medication.
3 Americans account for about five percent of the #global population, but we buy more than 50 percent of the #pharmaceutical #drugs.
4 Americans also consume a whopping 80 percent of all prescription #painkillers.
5 It is hard to believe, but doctors in the United States write 259 million prescriptions for painkillers each year. Prescription painkillers are some of the most #addictive legal drugs, and our doctors are serving as enablers for millions up0n millions of Americans that find themselves hooked on drugs that they cannot kick.
6 Overall, pharmaceutical drug use in America is at an all-time high. According to a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, nearly 70 percent of all Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and 20 percent of all Americans are on at least five prescription drugs.
7 According to the CDC, approximately 9 out of every 10 Americans that are at least 60 years old say that they have taken at least one prescription drug within the last month.
8 In 2010, the average teen in the #UnitedStates was taking 1.2 #central #nervous #system drugs. Those are the kinds of drugs which treat conditions such as #ADHD and depression.
9 A very disturbing #Government Accountability Office report found that approximately one-third of all foster #children in the United States are on at least one #psychiatric drug.
10 An astounding 95 percent of the “#experimental #medicines” that the #pharmaceutical #industry produces are found not to be safe and are never approved. Of the remaining 5 percent that are approved, we often do not find out that they are deadly to us until decades later.
11 One study discovered that mothers that took antidepressants during pregnancy were four times more likely to have a baby that developed an autism spectrum disorder.
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