Middle aged women are the demo with the highest rate of anti-depressant usage: 1 out of every 4 women in their 40s and 50s takes an antidepressant medication
More than 50 percent of the pharmaceutical drugs purchased in the world are purchased by Americans; America makes up only 5% of the global population
80 percent of all prescription painkillers consumed globally are actually consumed by Americans
Doctors in the US write more than 259 million prescriptions for painkillers each year
Americans spend more than 120 billion dollars a year on anti-depressant drugs and over 51 million people (one in six people) take more than three medications daily. In the past 10 years in the US, there has been a 60% increase in drug dispensation. Do 60% more Americans have chemical imbalances than ten years ago? And if so, why? Are “chemical imbalances” permanent? What are the alternatives to medication? And why was Australian actor Heath Ledger on pain killers, sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs? Patrick Wanis gives controversial insights live on Sally Jessy Raphael syndicated radio show about why prescription drug use is so high in the US. Patrick also reveals his unique definition of depression and approach to treating it.
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Anointed “The Woman Expert” by WGN Chicago, Patrick Wanis PhD is a renowned Celebrity Life Coach, Human Behavior & Relationship Expert who developed SRTT therapy (Subconscious Rapid Transformation Technique) and is teaching it to other practitioners. Wanis’ clientele ranges from celebrities and CEOs to housewives and teenagers. CNN, BBC, FOX News, MSNBC & major news outlets worldwide consult Wanis for his expert insights and analysis on sexuality, human behavior and women’s issues. Wanis is the first person ever to do hypnotherapy on national TV – on the Montel Williams show.