The article below highlights an issue we have seen mentioned here many times.
In itself, it might appear to be off topic, however given the number who feel their issue really were thyroid-based, it becomes rather more relevant.
Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms severe, says new report
Existing guidance that symptoms are minimal leads to misdiagnosis and ‘harmful long-term prescribing’
Half of all those taking antidepressants experience withdrawal problems when they try to give them up and for millions of people in England, these are severe, according to a new review of the evidence commissioned by MPs.
Guidance from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice), which says withdrawal symptoms “are usually mild and self-limiting over about one week” urgently needs to be changed, say the review authors.
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