Antidepressants And Pregnancy

Antidepressants And Pregnancy

New Study: Taking Antidepressants While Pregnant May Not Be As Risky As Previously Thought

In 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory warning against the use of antidepressants late in pregnancy. These warnings presented pregnant mothers, also struggling with depression, with an unenviable choice – keep taking your medication and increase your newborn’s risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension, or risk your own mental health by going off the medication..

There may be hope yet. According to an article on CBSNews.com, a new study, conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, suggests that the risks are not as high as once thought.

Prescription Drugs And Your Sex Life

Prescription Drugs And Your Sex Life

5 Prescription Drugs That Can Adversely Affect Your Sex Life

According to recent studies, as many as one in four cases of sexual dysfunction can be linked to certain kinds of prescription medications. While the extent of the effect that drugs can have on sexual potency is not widely known, be sure to talk to your doctor if you are experiencing sexual dysfunction – especially if you are taking any of the following classes of medications.