categoryMenu_new
 
  Home
  EXTRAORDINARY AH Teaching from Spiritual Hierarchy
  AbundantHope
  NEW READERS! Read Here First
  Supporting AH
  Leadership of AbundantHope
  Announcements
  Regional AH Sites
  Other Sites with AH material
  Contact Us
  Becoming A Messiah
  OUR PUBLIC FORUM IS OPEN TOO ALL
  Mission Ideas
  System Busting
  Cleric Letter/English
  Translations of Cleric Letter
  AH Member Writings
  Candace
  Ron
  Rosie
  Jess
  Brian's Poetry
  James
  Giuseppe
  Esteban
  Telepathic Messages
  Candace
  Jess Anthony
  Vince
  Leonette
  John
  Adam
  Bela
  Joyce
  Hazel
  Kibo
  Peter
  Rosie
  Johan
  Lucia
  Lucia G
  Rubens
  Shellee-Kim
  Ben
  Dorothea
  Solon
  Others
  Targeted Messages
  Hano
  Light Flower
  Changing The Face Of Religion
  - Phoenix Journals - PDF in German
  Candace on Religion
  Other Spiritual Pieces
  Spiritual Nuggets by the Masters
  Phoenix Journals
  Phoenix Journals - PDF
  Telepathic Messages PDF books
  Selections from the Urantia Book
  Illustrations For The Urantia Book
  CMGSN Pieces
  THE WAVE
  Environment/Science
  David Crayford and the ITC
 
  Health and Nutrition
  Podcasts, Radio Shows, Video by AH
  Political Information
  True US History
  Human/Animal Rights
  The Miracle That Is Me
  Education
  Resources
  911 Material
  Books - eBooks
  government email/phone #'s
  Self Reliance
  Video
  Websites
  Alternative News Sources
  Art and Music
  Foreign Sites
  Health and Healing
  Human/Animal Rights
  Scientific
  Spiritual
  Vegan Recipes
  Translated Material
  Dutch
  Gekanaliseerde berichten Jess
  Gekanaliseerde berichten Candace
  Gekanaliseerde berichten Anderen
  Artikelen/berichten
  French
  Canal Jess
  Par Candace
  Other Channels
  Articles
  German
  Telepathische Nachrichten (Candace)
  Telepathische Nachrichten (Jess)
  Telepathische Nachrichten (div.)
  AH Mitgliederbeiträge (Candace)
  AH Mitgliederbeiträge (Jess)
  Spirituelle Schätze
  Italian
  Translations - Candace
  Translations - Jess
  Translations - Others
  Portuguese
  by Candace
  By Jess
  By Others
  Spanish
  Anfitriones Divinos
  Bitácoras Fénix
  Creadores-de-Alas (WingMakers/Lyricus)
  Escritos de Candace
  Escritos de Otros
  Monjoronsón
  Telemensajes de Candace
  Telemensajes de Jess Anthony
  Telemensajes de Otros
  Chinese
  By Candace
  By Jess
  By Others
  Korean Translations
  Hungarian Translations
  Swedish Translations

Search
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Health and Nutrition Last Updated: Oct 1, 2019 - 5:28:35 AM


Selling Drugs that Make You Feel Better About Being Ill: Big pharma’s push to oversell ADHD meds
By Russia Today
Oct 1, 2019 - 5:24:05 AM

Email this article
 Printer friendly page Share/Bookmark

1 Oct, 2019 08:30             Get short URL

Selling drugs that make you feel better about being ill: Big pharma's push to oversell ADHD meds

FILE PHOTO. © AFP / Eric BARADAT

Conditions like ADHD give big pharma many opportunities to sell products that don't heal people but make them feel less stressed about being ill, the author of a book about his own experience with the disorder told RT.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder usually diagnosed in children and in some cases persists into adulthood. Sufferers generally have problems with attention span and impulse control, which affect their performance at school and may lead to being ostracized.

Large pharmaceutical companies producing drugs used in ADHD treatment have been pushing for a more thorough search for potential sufferers - which some argue is nothing but a sham to expand the market for their products. RT's Jesse Ventura spoke to Timothy Denevi, the author of a book about his personal experience of living with ADHD, who said people should remember that big pharma is not their friend.

"I think we can agree that large pharmaceutical companies are not moral entities. They don't have our best interests at heart," he said.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p4NC62mx6M


"The same way a cigarette company or an alcohol company will make argument about their product in regards why you should consume it, I would say big pharma is doing the same thing."

They are not here to help people but to make a profit.

Conditions like ADHD have no definite indicators - like having a virus in your blood or a deteriorated liver - so diagnosis is subject to interpretation. The effects of psychoactive drugs are often subjective as well, and may include trade-offs that are hard to measure. This opens the door for subtly biased research funded by big pharma, overprescription, and dishonest marketing practices.

"What is advertising but saying: you are overweight, but I don't want you to realize you are overweight; I just want you to buy this product so you would feel better about being overweight?" Denevi said.

Watch Jesse Ventura's show for the entire interview.

If you like this story, share it with a friend !

 




All writings by members of AbundantHope are copyrighted by
©2005-2019 AbundantHope - All rights reserved

Detailed explanation of AbundantHope's Copyrights are found here


Top of Page

Health and Nutrition
Latest Headlines
Project Fluoride
Is Technology Enabling Human CULLING ? The Rise of Genetic Editing Suggests It Is
4 Feminist Lies That Are Making Women Miserable
Google Exposed as the Big Tech Propaganda Branch of Big Pharma and the deadly vaccine industry
MEDICIDE: Doctors Blames SIDS After Infant Receives 8 Vaccines
German Parliament Approves Compulsory Measles Vaccinations
Vaccine Ingredient Warning: Ethyl Mercury in Vaccines 50 Times More Toxic than methyl mercury in fish
Google is Secretly Harvesting “Detailed” Health Data From Millions of Americans, Report Reveals
7 Amazing Healing Powers of Aloe Vera
The Hypnotic Symbols of Modern Medicine
UK's National Health Service To Deny Treatment To "Racists" And "Sexists"
America: The Land of Total Moral Depravity
Mysterious Deadly Virus Rampaging Across World Censored By Facebook Shutting Down Website Warning Of Extinction Event
Saving Lives or Chasing Dollars ? Concern as doctors push stomach surgeries for children to combat rising obesity
Shocking Vaccine Truth
Is There a Vaccine Cancer Connection ?
Major Journal Warns Calling Breastfeeding "Natural" Will Discourage Vaccine and Formula Use; Orwell Spins In His Grave
Tranny Tyranny is Sterilizing Children
Washington FDA Says, ‘Let Them Eat Cotton’
NEVER FORGET: