Antidepressants promote bacterial resistance to antibiotics

THE ESSENTIAL Antibiotic resistance can affect anyone, regardless of age or country of residence. According to the WHO, an increasing number of infections, such as pneumonia, tuberculosis or gonorrhea, salmonellosis, are more difficult to treat because of antibiotic resistance. The resistance of bacteria to antibiotics is mainly linked to an excessive or inappropriate use of … Read more

Antidepressants reduce positive emotions

Highly prescribed drugs in Western countries (and even more so since the Covid-19 crisis), antidepressants could make people significantly less sensitive to pleasure, in addition to reducing negative emotions. Can we still trust serotonin-targeting antidepressants (SSRIs)? While an August 2022 study found they were only effective in a few people – and would do no … Read more

These are the side effects of sertraline, one of the most widely used antidepressants

Sertraline is one of the most common antidepressants. It belongs to the group of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors – that is, it increases its levels – and is usually prescribed in various clinical conditions related to mental health. Especially, it is recommended in cases of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder and social … Read more

Antidepressants promote bacterial resistance to antibiotics

Researchers from the University of Queensland have pinpointed the mechanisms behind bacterial resistance to antibacterial drugs. The particularity of this study is that it is intended to prove that bacteria subjected to antidepressants would be better able to resist antibiotics. The results of their study, published in Proceedings of theNational Academy of Sciences, confirm this … Read more

Migraine is a brain disease that requires preventive treatment, ‘CGRP level control’ is the key

Kangbuk Samsung Hospital Neurology Professor Moon Hee-soo We need to get rid of the notion that ‘migraines are caused by stress’ Taking painkillers just because you are sick can make chronic migraines worse. It is important to control the level of CGRP, a key substance that causes migraines. -Is migraine a disease? Migraine is definitely … Read more

Antidepressants take away the pain, but also the pleasure. Scientists Warn of “Emotional Dullness”

It is a kind of emotional blindness, a state of apathy that disconnects the person from negative feelings – which cause depression and anxiety -, but also from positive ones. People who take antidepressants are not only able to ‘disconnect’ from negative feelings, they are also able to ‘disconnect’ from positive ones. This is the … Read more

Reasons for effortless approaches- 7 diseases revealed

I wrote – Nada Sami: It’s normal to feel faint during intense physical activity, but when you’re at rest, it’s a cause for concern, because it’s often a warning sign of a number of diseases. In the next report, The Consulto reviews the reasons for the two approaches during rest, according to Medical News Today. … Read more

Use of antidepressants, infection during pregnancy linked to neurodevelopmental changes in babies, study finds

The use of antidepressants during pregnancy may combine with inflammation to increase the risk of lifelong neurodevelopmental changes in babies’ brains, such as those linked to autism, according to new research from the University of Medicine School of Medicine. the University of Virginia. A team of UVA neuroscientists have found that commonly used antidepressants known … Read more

DEPRESSION: A new class of faster-acting antidepressants

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders and affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Most current antidepressants target the serotonin transporter (SERT). However, these drug options are limited. Not only do these antidepressants take up to 4 weeks to take effect, but they can cause negative side effects, including suicidal thoughts. Finally, … Read more