Tag: ssri and weight gain
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.
Antidepressants Related Weight Gain Masks a Bigger Picture
In this British Medical Journal response to a recent study of weight gain while taking antidepressants, Dr. Alain Braillon argues that, as a general rule, drug...
The MD and the Imaginary Eating Disorder
He could have asked me if there was a specific event that had precipitated my suicide attempt. He could have asked if I had a history of trauma. He could have simply asked, “What happened?” “What are you feeling?” or “So what’s going on?” Nope. He chose to open our meeting with an accusatory remark about a make-believe eating disorder.
Is Increasing Antidepressant Use Contributing to the Obesity Epidemic?
Since the 1980s, antidepressant use has risen by at least four-hundred percent and obesity rates have climbed to include thirty percent of the population....