Weight gain, like depression, happens to the best of us Read More
Zyprexa was the culprit in my case, taken for my bi-polar disorder. It is true I was insatiable, unfortunately having a tendency to have a sweet tooth, and Junk food in general, it was like a red flag to a bull!!
For sure the extra weight issue, adds on to an already difficult time, trying to get stabilised, work, family and any other problems, now great, self image issues too!!
The only anti depressant that is not known to cause weight gain is Wellbutrin. That one doesn't work on the serotonin system at all. In fact there are certain stimulants like Ritalin that can cause a reduction in appetite.
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Judith Wurtman, Ph.D., is the co-author of The Serotonin Power Diet and the founder of a Harvard University hospital weight-loss facility.
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