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Anxiety and losing weight

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram) : Lexapro (escitalopram) should not effect your testosterone level. However, Lexapro (escitalopram) is in the family of medications called selective se ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bunt
30 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram) : Lexapro (escitalopram) will not tend to effect testosterone levels, or lower your metabolism, per se, and while it is not extremely likely, no one can ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Adjust thyroid and +: B"sd based on your TSH your thyroid status is a little low, so you should need some adjustment of your thyroid medication or make sure you are not mis ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Stress & Wt.: Sure. If under stress, some tend to eat more. Also, consider effects of medications used to treat anxiety, on the wt.
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Stress and gaining w: It depends if u eat more or not and if u r taking any psychotropic medication , since these medication can cause wt gain.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
GAD and weight: I understand your distress. To cope with symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and for feeling overwhelmed, we can eat more and not lose weight: ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
All helpful: Exercise, eating a healthy diet and losing weight will help. All contribute to a healthy lifestyle and reducing blood pressure to normal range.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Both anxiety &: depression can be associated with anxiety and weight loss. But, it needs to be determined if an unidentified medical issue could be the cause. Thus me ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
20 years experience Endocrinology
? Thyroid: Consider hyperthyroidism which can cause both weight loss and anxiety.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Confirm re-diagnosis: ...Then, depending upon what treatment is provided, the infectious burden you have (how many pinworms have to be eradicated), ; risks of re-exposure w ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety: Please continue to be followed by your doctor. See a licensed clinical psychologist for psychological testing which he/she can follow up w/a course o ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Full exam ASAP: The serious conditions you mention make it essential that you be receiving optimal coordinated treatment. A Health Psychologist might help pull your c ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hicks
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not uncommon : May time coming off of meds like what you are on can cause atypical muscle irritation but so can exercise so maintain the exercise and if the sympto ... Read More
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