Tag: psychiatric drugs and obesity

Made “Mad” in America

It will take me over three years to remove all this medication from my body, and countless months to recover from the harmful effects these drugs had on my mind.

Drugs for Bad Behavior Cause Alarming Weight Gain in Kids

From National Post: Antipsychotic drugs are increasingly being prescribed to children as young as two for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, aggression and behavior problems. A...

‚ÄúPsychiatric Drug‚ÄĒNot Antibiotic‚ÄĒMesses with Gut Microbes, Spurs Obesity‚ÄĚ

In a series of experiments in mice, researchers found that the drug risperidone alters gut microbes, which in turn profoundly influence metabolism, weight, and overall health.