The Drugging of Our Children

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In the absence of any objective medical tests to determine who has ADD or ADHD, doctors rely in part on standardized assessments and the impressions of teachers and guardians while the they administer leave little room for other causes or aggravating factors, such as diet, or environment.

Hence, diagnosing a child or adolescent with ADD or ADHD is often the outcome, although no organic basis for either disease has yet to be clinically proven. Psychiatrists may then prescribe psychotropic drugs for the children without first without making it clear to parents that these medications can have severe side-effects including insomnia, loss of appetite, headaches, psychotic symptoms and even potentially fatal adverse reactions, such as cardiac arrhythmia.

And yet, despite these dangers, many school systems actually work with government agencies to force parents to drug their children, threatening those who refuse with the prospect of having their children taken from the home unless they cooperate.

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  • Sireal

    The Pharma-corps should be thrown in jail and left there forever.

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    There always trying to prescribe drugs so they make money, the medical industry is just out for your money. I dont believe in doctors.

  • Shasae

    Be scared very scared  they hand  meds out like candy..this could happen to you our your child..do your homework is it there diet??? is it??? first do no harm .

  • Debbiepatterson31365

    very interesting documentary…strongly recommend to parents to listen to

  • Tamara

    I have ADHD myself. I’ve been taking these drugs for 11 years. My ADHD never used to be so bad. But now I can not function without these drugs and am extremely dependent on them. I hate having to take them.