Clueless Doctor Causes Stroke

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My mother had a major stroke today out of doctor cluelessness and this happens every day everywhere only few realize that it does.

Do you have Durable Power of Attorney for your loved ones and for yourself? Were you told to believe that the Durable Power of Attorney will protect you from the hospitals or doctors doing whatever they wish with you? WRONG!

I have full Durable Power of Attorney over my mother. She has been going from hospital to nursing home to hospital and to nursing home to hospital, etc. The very first hospital misdiagnosed her by a psychiatrist who first went to the wrong bed, then came to my mother after my husband called him. He asked some usual questions: where do you live, where did you live before, etc. My mother answered every one correctly. His diagnosis: Alzheimer’s Dementia. Don’t ask me why–I just found this out later, This initial misdiagnosis followed my mother wherever she went.

To make things worse, at this hospital they “forgot” to give my mother a medication that is highly addictive so they pulled her through full withdrawal–have I mentioned she was 88 years old and admitted with high blood pressure and hypertension induced delirium? No? Well forget that since no one cared why she was admitted! They wanted to treat her for Alzheimer’s even though she did not have it. She also came down with serotonin syndrome at the same time full blown since she received by hospital error a double dose of serotonin and what we did not know, her high blood pressure and delirium was building up to a serotonin syndrome. In the US, as of 2012, only 15% of doctors actually recognized serotonin syndrome, over 47,000 people got it and just under 100 died. If you include the other 85% of doctors who missed a diagnosis, you can increase the number 8.5 fold, so well over 500,000 (that is half a million people) in the US had serotonin syndrome and likely around 700 died. It is not a rare disease! Because of her serotonin syndrome, she of course cannot get serotonin anymore but at that hospital no one believed me.

So they sent her on her way to a skilled nursing facility where her serotonin storms hit her. The general treatment for that is to put the person asleep and only awake for feeding. But at the skilled nursing they could not do that so they sent her back to the hospital, which promptly sent her to a psych ward, with now the new diagnostic titles: Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, psychosis, and delirium. The psych ward put her on what is called RIESE 5150, a 72-hour lock-down hold. In that period they started to give her medications like an experiment. She also received medications that had interactions causing heart and liver failure–did I mention she was 88-years old with a heart condition admitted originally?

After she refused to take her medications they pulled a RIESE 5250 on her and even though I had full Advanced Power of Attorney, they denied my rights and put her under state ownership. At that point the doctors can do whatever they wish. there was no communications. We were allowed to see her twice a day for one hour, no phone, no purses, no camera, not even a bottle of water was allowed in. Pure prison. Every time we went she was in a coma-like sleep.

The RIESE was up on the 17th of March, 2014 so one of the doctors called me to get my permission to give her a list of medicines. I permitted none only some Ambient in very low dose for sleeping if must. Instead, they gave her… you guessed it, Serotonin! She left that hospital in a semi coma, in that state for 3 days. They dumped her in a mental institute where only Alzheimer’s (remember, she did not have it), and schizophrenic people were. They were seriously ill… they urinated in my mother’s closet. They screamed all day long!

A psychologist came one day when I was there. He talked to my mother at length, with her answering every question right. Diagnosis: you guessed it, Alzheimer’s.

I called a meeting together because by this time my mom was saying things that if she had to stay here she would rather die. So they wanted to send her back to the psych ward, which I did not permit. The head psychologist was there so I asked him to evaluate. Him, his assistant and my husband went to talk to my mom. She went through all tests with flying colors. Her records were changed to normal, no dementia, no Alzheimer’s, no schizophrenia. And she was transferred to a well known hospital. She was checked into the ER and I gave my Durable Power of Attorney–AGAIN! and listed the medications she is allergic to AGAIN and told them that NO PSYCH medications.

Next day–today, the 4th of April–I visit her in her room. The male nurse is the rudest nurse I have ever seen. My mom was sitting in a pile of pee, wet gown, and no change for hours. The doctor discharged my mom without even a cardiologist so I had the doctor paged at about 2 pm. My mother’s morning medications arrived at 4 pm and there were 5 pills rather than 4 in the case. I asked the nurse why 5, he said all for heart. I said OK. She took the pills and in 15 minutes she had a major stroke.

While they were examining her and getting her stroke treated–half side body fully paralyzed, half face paralyzed, cannot speak. I asked the terrible male nurse what was the 5th pill. This time he did not say heart pill! He said it was for Alzheimer’s! A drug I did not permit! He gave me the name: it was serotonin. At that point I called 911 and wanted the doctor arrested but 911 told me this is a malpractice–which in California does not exist with the $250k cap. But this is also criminal since her allergy chart states no serotonin!

In the intensive care unit, the doctor finally dared looking into my eyes. I asked why she gave serotonin. She said “that was not serotonin” but dopamine. I showed her on my phone using the internet search, taking less than 20 seconds, the drug and all information and that it is serotonin! I also asked her “do you know what dopamine is used for in the brain? She said no. Serotonin? She said no. So.. a doctor prescribing medicine she does not know.

So she said well the pharmacy should have known. But the pharmacy did not know it was serotonin either!

In fact, NOT ONE doctor or pharmacy within any of the hospitals or skilled nursing facilities where my mother was (6 in 6 weeks) honored my Durable Power of Attorney, NOT ONE recognized a serotonin medication when they saw one!

So let me summarize:

Doctors are prescribing medication they are not familiar with and don’t know what those do. Pharmacies are not checking patient allergies and also don’t know what drugs are what. No doctor ever wants to talk to families who would know. Even nurses lie.

The prize:

Serotonin medicines MUST be labeled SEROTONIN under no matter what name they are manufactured.

And finally, in hospital 1 my mom was misdiagnosed and that fate followed her to EVERY hospital no matter what! That initial clueless doctor doomed her all through to her stroke.

Malpractice in California is impossible because of the $250k cap; the District Attorney is overloaded with malpractice cases because attorneys don’t take them. Doctors know this and are running out of control. Hospitals are now out of control! No doctor is an employee of any hospital; they are “contractors” to protect the hospital.

This has got to end! Doctors are killing patients under their Hippocratic Oath! Enough is enough!

Please share this so millions can read it. I will be fighting all the way through all the courts and legislature if I must to change the system!

About Angela A Stanton, Ph.D.

Angela A Stanton, PhD, is a Neuroeconomist focusing on chronic pain--migraine in particular--physiology, electrolyte homeostasis, nutrition, and genetics. She lives in Southern California. Her current research is focused on migraine cause, prevention, and treatment without the use of medicine. As a forever migraineur from childhood, her discovery was helped by experimenting on herself. She found the cause of migraine to be at the ionic level, associated with disruption of the electrolyte homeostasis, resulting from genetic variations of all voltage dependent channels, gates, and pumps (chanelopathy) that modulate electrolyte mineral density and voltage in the brain. In addition, insulin and glucose transporters, and several other variants, such as MTHFR variants of B vitamin methylation process and many others are different in the case of a migraineur from the general population. Migraineurs are glucose sensitive (carbohydrate intolerant) and should avoid eating carbs as much as possible. She is working on her hypothesis that migraine is a metabolic disease. As a result of the success of the first edition of her book and her helping over 5000 migraineurs successfully prevent their migraines world wide, all ages and both genders, and all types of migraines, she published the 2nd (extended) edition of her migraine book "Fighting The Migraine Epidemic: Complete Guide: How To Treat & Prevent Migraines Without Medications". The 2nd edition is the “holy grail” of migraine cause, development, and prevention, incorporating all there is to know. It includes a long section for medical and research professionals. The book is full of academic citations (over 800) to authenticate the statements she makes to make it easy to follow up by those interested and to spark further research interest. It is a "Complete Guide", published on September 29, 2017. Dr. Stanton received her BSc at UCLA in Mathematics, MBA at UCR, MS in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, PhD in Economics with dissertation in neuroscience (culminating in Neuroeconomics) at Claremont Graduate University, fMRI certification at Harvard University Medical School at the Martinos Center for Neuroimaging for experimenting with neurotransmitters on human volunteers, certification in LCHF/ketogenic diet from NN (Nutrition Network), certification in physiology (UPEN via Coursea), Nutrition (Harvard Shool of Public Health) and functional medicine studies. Dr. Stanton is an avid sports fan, currently power weight lifting and kickboxing. For relaxation (yeah.. about a half minute each day), she paints and photographs and loves to spend time with her family of husband of 45 years, 2 sons and their wives, and 2 granddaughters. Follow her on Twitter at: @MigraineBook, LinkedIn at and facebook at
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14 Responses to Clueless Doctor Causes Stroke

  1. Reblogged this on bartfwormgoor and commented:
    Dear Angela,
    A muddling mixture of hate and fear doesn’t create clearity;
    Your rage might be rightly,
    to go out of rage doesn’t stimulate others understanding.
    I will send you all kind of goodness and strength for you and the yours.


    • Thank you Bart. I agree. I just had to get this out to help me get over my anger. Once I am out of my emotional state and return to pure logic and clarity, the message will improve. Thanks for your comment and if you have suggestions, that is greatly welcomed. I want this to become a powerful fight.


  2. Roald Michel says:

    How is it even possible that this could have happened? Is there anybody left in that place who at least cares a little bit about the wellbeing of your mother?

    If serotonin medicines are not labeled as such, then what the heck are they labeled with?

    “So she said well the pharmacy should have known.” What kind of lame excuse is that? She’s the doctor!

    “…….because attorneys don’t take them.” Ah, so those brave ones belong to the Nonchalance & Indifference Club (NIC) as well. Great bunch of people you have “working” in the service industry of The Golden State. Yuck!

    Um…….I refrained from using strong language. It was difficult though.


    • I agree with you Roald. Truly agree and also with the language you wanted to use–I know what that would have been. I will probably need your help in grafting a very powerful message that my emotions override for the time being. Once I come up with it, I will send you to see if you can “sweeten” it your way since your writing is amazingly powerful and beautiful. Serotonin medicines–currently almost 100 names and some are indirectly creating, some enhancing, some simply pretend to be but occupy the same receptors, etc. I had a doctor told me that SSRIs do not make serotonin since they inhibit.. I asked “and what exactly to they inhibit?” he said “well reuptake” I said “do you know what reuptake is?” no answer.. they have no clue. Here is a partial list of all serotonin meds but there are more and here is how SSRIs work. Doctors have no business prescribing medications they are not familiar with. And that is one of my key cause for jumping into action. Even pharmacies don’t know so the drugs with serotonin of any kind MUST be labeled with SEROTONIN so they know. The same is the problem with benzodiazepines. I had a doctor arguing the other day that Ambient was not a benzo.. it is an atypical benzo ligament.. I asked him if he knew what that meant.. he said no but it is not a benzo.. it is. It is a hypnotic benzo on top of it.


      • Roald Michel says:

        I checked a few on your list, and within no time I found they contained serotonin. Now, given the fact that not all are labeled as such, how on Earth can a doctor, knowing her/his patient is allergic to that stuff, and on top of that already went through the ordeal that comes with serotonin poisoning, NOT check the drug he/she wants to prescribe for serotonin?

        Seems to me those doctors and pharmacists you’re dealing with are doing what most people seem to do: Cloning what they see others are doing, without giving it a second thought.

        Scene in a hospital:
        Patient: Doctor I don’t feel so good.
        Doctor: Here take this pill.
        Patient: What’s in it?
        Doctor: I don’t know.
        Patient: Oh great. Will it help?
        Doctor: I don’t know.
        Patient: Even better. At least we’re both in the dark.
        Doctor: Just take it now.
        Patient: Yes, doctor.

        **Doctor grumbling while leaving** “Damned ignorant patients, always arguing, always wasting my time. Why can’t they just do as I say? I’m a doctor for Christ’s sake! Jeeezz”


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