Dr Oz April 3 2013 Recap
Dr. Oz said this is one of the most important episodes he will do in 2013. He brought on Dr. Drew Pinskey to go over the dangers of antidepressants, how a new study has shown antidepressants work as well as the placebo and how doctors are prescribing the drug to people who were never diagnosed with depression.
Dr. Oz also covered the topic of allergies since this year is being called an allergy epidemic. Keep reading to find out how you can stay clear of a runny rose and itchy eyes.
Dr Oz: Antidepressants Raise Risk of Suicidal Thoughts in Kids & Teens
Dr. Oz looked at how antidepressants are being given to people not diagnosed with depression, how antidepressants have been shown to work just as well as placebos and how they’ve been shown to raise the risk of suicidal thoughts in children.
Dr Oz: Antidepressants Used to Treat Insomnia & Other Off-Label Uses
Dr. Oz described the many off-label uses doctors are prescribing antidepressants for and he talked with one woman who suffered from severe side effects because she was given antidepressants for heart palpitations.
Dr Oz: Non-Prescription Ways to Fight Depression Include Fish Oils
Dr. Oz and Dr. Drew Pinskey went over the different non-prescription ways to treat depression and explained that a majority of people who are depressed have an undiagnosed medical condition.
Dr Oz: Allergy Shots Vs Allergy Drops & Common Types of Allergies
There is an allergy epidemic happening this year and Dr. Oz wants everyone to be prepared. He went over the different kinds of common allergies and went over his suggestions for allergy shots and allergy drops.
Dr Oz: Hidden Allergy Symptoms & Acupuncture Treats Allergy Symptoms
Dr. Oz went over the hidden allergy symptoms that could be keeping you stuffed up and he revealed how acupuncture is an effective way to treat allergy symptoms.