Robin Williams--Will Your Desperation To STOP the Pain Be A Wake Up Call? SSRI's the culprit?
Robin Williams - Will Your Desperation To STOP the Pain Be A Wake Up Call?
Robin Williams’ suicide has shocked, saddened and grabbed people’s attention. For those who know the cause, we are more than saddened because we know he could have recovered from the labels of substance abuse, Anxiety, Bipolar and Parkinson's Disease.
While Williams, a public personality, has grabbed people’s attention, there has been a trend of suicide increasing in the past 10 years, in spite of the so-called superior pharmaceuticals to treat emotional issues. Furthermore, studies reveal the pharmaceuticals to treat depression and Bipolar are causing people to have suicidal thoughts and subsequently committing suicide.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed the 2011 statistics, (the most recent year for which data are available), 39,518 suicides were reported. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans. To make a more poignant comparison, a suicide is committed every 13.3 minutes. However, it is critically important to include the many deaths that are suicides, but, are labeled as accidents, because there is NO definitive evidence to support a suicide designation. Car crashes, drug (street and prescribed) overdoses, and other death causing mishaps are sometimes unconscious suicide.
Between 1990 and 2000, the suicide rate decreased from 12.5 suicide deaths to 10.4 per 100,000 people. Over the next 10 years, however, the rate generally increased and by 2011 the suicide rate stood at 12.3 deaths per 100,000. Coincidentally, during the past 10 years pharmaceutical companies have cranked out several SSRIs .
Dr. David Healy, author Let Them Eat Prozac: The Unhealthy Relationship Between the Pharmaceutical Industry and Depression has linked Prozac, Paxil and other SSRI's to suicide. He estimates at least 250,000 people have attempted suicide worldwide because of Prozac alone and that at least 25,000 have succeeded."  Prozac, Suicide and Dr. Healy By Rick Giombetti 58 FDA approved drugs have warnings or precautions about suicidal behavior.
Rob Schneider, who has been friends with Robin since they first met on Saturday Night Live, 20 years ago, related on Twitter that the Parkinson's drugs Robin was taking had a role in his pal's death. "Now that we can talk about it. Robin Williams was on a drug treating the symptoms of Parkinson's. One of the SIDE-EFFECTS IS SUICIDE!" he wrote.
Was Robin Williams taking SSRIs for a Bipolar label? The probability that his treatment in and out of rehab included one or more of the many SSRIs is highly likely. Was he suicidal as a result of the SSRIs? We will probably never know. Unfortunately, the public will never know.
An article published in the Journal 2010, of the American Medical Association concluded that antidepressants are no more effective than placebos for depressed people. Jay Fournier, University of Pennsylvania and his colleagues aggregated individual patient data from six high-quality clinical trials and found that people with mild, moderate, and even severe depression, placebos work nearly as well as antidepressants.
What we can know if we choose to think outside the pharmaceutical and Western Medicine paradigm is this: Emotional Pain is as real as physical pain. Emotional Pain — the root of the symptoms is caused by experiences and the requisite feelings—sadness, fear, anger, humiliation, guilt and shame that were never addressed or resolved.
The one factor, in the Western Medicine protocol is that the psychological, spiritual and interpersonal effects of the symptoms of depression — called a disease by the aforementioned constabularies is rarely considered. From a purely metaphysical perspective depression is a message that all the joy has been squeezed out in favor of others' needs, wants and perceptions. In addition, depression is created by longstanding emotional issues; anger that the person feels s/he does not have a right to have and hopelessness ensues. Last, but not least, longstanding emotional pain engenders a belief in stress and strain. Life is difficult becomes the overriding life perspective.
In a monologue Robin compares the change in attitudes among drugs from era to era, from “Robin, drugs will kill you” to “Robin, you need drugs to live,” as modern day doctors like to claim — See more.
Holistic protocols emphasize the body’s inherent self-healing ability. This is a clear divergence from conventional medicine — a.k.a. Traditional Western Medicine (TWM) or Allopathic Medicine, which focuses on managing sickness and treating symptoms.
Holistic Health Care is a wellness protocol that addresses the Mind, Body and Spirit (a.k.a. Emotional/Mental, Physical and Spiritual). Spirit or spiritual references the Universal Energy — All that Is. It is the essence of who you truly are — the core self.
Holistic Health Care highlights the causes of illness and focuses on developing a protocol to transform the mind, body and spirit to its natural state of health and wellness. Holistic Health Care focuses on the cause and effect of every symptom. For every effect (symptom) in your life, there is a thought pattern that precedes and maintains it. A consistent thinking pattern creates your experiences. Therefore, by changing your thinking patterns, you can change your experiences, including the dis-ease (symptoms) you experience. The mental thought patterns which cause the most dis-ease (symptoms) in the mind, body and spirit are Criticism, Resentment, Anger, Shame and Guilt.
Heal(ing) has a definitive definition for most people. When we use the word healing it implies there is something wrong. I believe healing is much more. The soul’s sole purpose for being here is for emotional and spiritual growth a.k.a. transformation. Healing is evolving and optimizing into our Health and into who we truly are. I believe that Mind, Body, Spirit healing is restructuring our energy that has become distorted, misaligned or suppressed. My definition of healing is evolution beyond just losing some ability and regaining it.
What are we really asking for when we ask for Mind, Body, Spirit Healing?
When we truly ask for Mind, Body, Spirit healing we are asking about the ‘cause,’ of our pain not the symptoms we are experiencing. When I work with someone, I am not treating, I am not giving therapy, I am only conscious of symptoms because the symptoms are clues to what needs to be transformed. Using the subconscious mind the person is guided to create their unique transformation process to ultimately eliminate (heal) the cause of the symptoms.
Do our beliefs create our symptoms a.k.a. illnesses?
Without blaming, shaming or finding fault, our beliefs definitely form our limitations and on many levels our beliefs can inhibit us from evolving beyond something or creates a way to live life. What we tell (self-talk) ourselves has an impact on our physiology. For example: Depression (symptom) is Anger turned against the self. Anxiety is the inability to trust the flow and the process of life. Parkinson's Disease is long held fear and an intense need to control everything to ward off the fear. What we need to discover is the root cause of the Anger, Anxiety and Parkinson's Disease to resolve and transcend each symptom.
Generally, people continue to do or think whatever they do or think until they have reached a point of pain they no longer want to endure, thus they focus on 'getting rid' of the pain. Western medicine and pharmaceutical research understands this phenomenon well. Together Western Medicine protocol and pharmaceutical research have diligently focused on the pain and provided magic pills to mask the pain. Thus, many people are addicted to a ‘quick fix,’ albeit has many adverse side effects.
Transformation (healing) comes when we know what thoughts/beliefs create the pain. i.e. an insight into the cause and effect. Once the insight is made, we then need to transform the thoughts, behaviors and habits that created and sustains the 'symptoms' to complete the transformation i.e. experience life’s vicissitudes from a new and empowered perspective.
What is the most important thing people need to know about Mind, Body, Spirit healing?
Once someone has experienced the Mind, Body Spirit transformational process, it no longer matters what your prior experience has been, except to lead you to what you need to transform or transcend. Within the first session people are amazed at their transformation. Generally people need more than one session to complete a thorough transformation.
Dorothy M. Neddermeyer, PhD provides a highly effective protocol to discover the root cause of all issues and diagnosed symptoms. Emotional, Physical and Spiritual Transformation (EPST) is direct, focused and combines creating health while healing the past. It is precise, powerful, virtually painless and an accurate way of changing the landscape of your inner and outer mind, body and spirit. EPST allows you to access your past, present and future – as well as your subconscious, and clear negative energy on all levels – Mind, Body and Spirit http://drdorothy.net
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