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6X increase in Vitamin D and Depression studies in a decade

PubMed indicates that Depression & "Vitamin D" is becoming very popular:

Depression Vitamin D trials are being cancelled - too many were taking Vitamin D

Vitamin D depression RCT canceled: too many were taking Vitamin D supplements, etc. Feb 2018

A decade of use of antidepressive drugs doubles CVD - Oct 2022

Long-term antidepressant use tied to an increase in CVD, mortality risk MDEdge

  • " 10-year data from the UK Biobank on over 220,000 adults "
  • "The main culprits were mirtazapine, venlafaxine, duloxetine, and trazodone, although SSRIs were also tied to increased risk"

Depression and Vitamin D on the web

Antidepressant drugs often not effective and hard to stop using - Oct 2022

How to make better use of antidepressants - The Economist


  • Antidepressant "drugs had a substantial effect on depression beyond that of a placebo for only 15% of patients."
  • "A study published in 2010, which examined research on two common ssris, estimated that for people with less severe depression the odds of improving by taking the drugs were just 6% higher than they were for taking a placebo. "
  • "A review of the research published on that topic, carried out in 2019, found that between 27% and 86% of people attempting to come off antidepressants experienced withdrawal symptoms, and that nearly half of them described those symptoms as severe."

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Depression on the web other than Vitamin D

Mercola and depression

  • 27% of adults are depressed or anxious] Mercola 2022 PDF
  • The Chemical Imbalance Myth and Antidepressant Harm Mercola Sept 2019
    • Peter C. Gøtzsche, a Danish physician-researcher, Gøtzsche helped found the Cochrane Collaboration in 1993
    • Wrote: "Deadly Medicines and Organized Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare - 2013
    • Wrote "Survival in an Overmedicated World: Look Up the Evidence Yourself" 2019
    • all of the 22 (depression) papers came to the conclusion that "the drugs were not beneficial in the long term."
  • Mercola 2018 Intro to Depression, with links to details has some on Vitamin D
  • Mercola June 2019
    "7% of the (US) adult population, experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017."
    "...World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, and increased 18% between 2005 and 2015"
    "...Among seniors over the age of 65, only 14.3% met the criteria (major depressive episode)
    "Studies comparing the drugs to placebo found 20 to 40 out of 100 found relief from placebo alone, while 40 to 60 out of 100 reported improvement on an antidepressant after six to eight weeks"

VitaminDWiki - 29 studies in both categories Depression and Omega-3

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8 VitaminDWiki pages with ANXIETY in title

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5107 Depression drug placebo.pdf PDF admin 01 Mar, 2015 11:15 222.32 Kb 1606
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