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Safest Psychiatric Drugs: Low Risk, Effective Medications

Reports suggest that nearly 20% of all people in the United States are taking a psychiatric drug.  This means that 1 out of every 5 people you see is on some sort of mind-altering medication.  Although many of these drugs are marketed as being “safe and effective” for conditions like ADHD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, …

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Guanfacine For ADHD: An Effective Treatment & Adjunct

Guanfacine is a drug that was developed primarily for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).  It has been proven as an effective medication to reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure via its effect on Alpha-2 adrenergic autoreceptors.  It functions by stimulating these receptors (as an agonist) and reducing activation of the sympathetic nervous …

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