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The connection between carbohydrates, serotonin, and antidepressant weight gain
Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D.
You've been depressed enough to seek pharmaceutical assistance for treatment. This imperfect process can be even more invalidating and depressing. What to do?
It’s seemingly a constant cycle of trying to maintain a recovery from weight gain.
“I feel funny, I think, so it must be a food allergy...” doesn’t make the grade.
New research implies that in middle aged females, exercise and long term cognitive function seem to go hand in hand.
A recent JAMA survey has surprising results.
Waking up in the middle of the night to snack is an occurrence first defined in 1955. What have we learned about the impacts?
There’s evidence cancer patients have a silent early indicator of depression.
In the time of the #MeToo movement, we need to start looking at symptoms from the damages victims experience.
It's a colony within your digestive tract.
Excluding carbohydrate is disastrous for your serotonin levels.
Aren't you already looking to getting away for some healthful pampering? Preparation is about more than packing outfits; it's also about seeing the maintenance of re-entry.
It's another labor of love.
As the holiday season approaches, some may begin antidepressant therapy. Weight gain may be an unpleasant surprise side effect.
It seems at times that our body weight, no matter what effort we make, is to remain at a set point.
Why don't Scandinavians don't wrestle with the wintertime blues?
Restoring to your best each day requires sleep that leaves you recharged and refreshed.
Recent results are flying in the face of established wisdom. Is this a good thing?
Having a series of options that distract you in an effort to recharge? Always a great thing!
There's evidence supporting your need to sway.
We all overeat for different reasons.
A simple dietary adjustment can help....
It's a very symptom filled change of life, but then again which growth development isn't so?
Negative judgments of a job candidate's weight can carry over to other traits.
Caveat emptor! These products are invested in and advertised, but there often is no valid science supporting them.
Clinically it has to be labelled mental illness, this depression. Is it an illness, however, this need to converse authentically?
Vaping is the new replacement for cigarette smoking. Is it a better choice?
You're overweight. You lose weight. Suddenly you recognize that you were judged on appearances. See the real you took care of yourself and lost weight for health rewards?
Is it wrong to run that extra mile for a slice of guilt-free cake?
Weight loss efforts restart in spring... but is a cleanse really about detox?
Taking great care of yourself is the new normal. Why are the rewards so much harder to attain when the end-goal is just around the corner?
Judith Wurtman, Ph.D., is the co-author of The Serotonin Power Diet and the founder of a Harvard University hospital weight-loss facility.