But this drug does not work on serotonin.
I'm really nervous to start prozac 10mg. I came off SSRIs but kept gaining huge weight even though eating normally. I would just like to give you a quick overview of how I responded to a similar situation.
Thank you for sharing this; I hope others are encouraged by your story. After one year, each program produced modest weight loss, ranging from 4. My mother takes lexapro and can't keep weight on her, I take it and I have trouble losing There you are wasting months or years of your life!
This approach to reversing antidepressant weight gain, now detailed in The Serotonin Power Diet, is simple and effective. I think everyone is different.
Amanda January 25,3: You may of course be putting on some muscle which will cause the scale to go up a bit but the fat to go down. Dear Angela, Citalopram or Celexa is doing it again: Before starting on the medication, get weighed and report the number to your physician. I gained weight when on Prozac.
By 'serotonin saturation' I am referring to the person who posted the comment of that title. Each person will for various reasons respond better to one system ie Chinese Traditional medicine - herbs - shiatsu - ayurveda etc.
Weight gain as a side effect of antidepressants is very common and distressing. The other way around, lol.
With alternative therapy you need to have a long term approach as some times many layers of the onion have to be peeled away before the real problem emerges. Wendy December 14, Most of these studies used the relatively high dose of 60 mg QD.
At two years, there was some weight regain, but the Weight Watchers group was still lighter, with a loss of 6. There is still no explanation of how the drugs interfere with appetite and weight regulation. Our clinic's diet plan which we reproduced in our book, The serotonin power diet, got the weight off even though the meds were still being taken. Is there something out there that works as an antidote for Lexapro problems? How Long Do They Last?