Antidepressants have a bad reputation of being one of the least ideal ways to deal with mental health issues. This is due to a range of reasons; from people believing that you’re just pumping your body with drugs, the stigma on mental illness being something we can control naturally, and even a pharmacy propaganda to get people to buy more medication as antidepressants are “addictive”.
Having been on antidepressants for close to three years, there were plenty of lessons and facts I learnt that I would never have been aware of had I never taken them. Most contradicted what I was taught, and even opened my eyes on how antidepressants can truly help a person recover.
As such, here are five facts that I learned while I was on antidepressants. Hopefully it will help you if you’re using this as a guide in your decision to take antidepressants.Continue reading “Five Interesting Facts About Antidepressants That I Learned While Taking Them”