Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how does weight gain affect hypoventilation syndromes

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Green
38 years experience Bariatrics
It should not.: There are different genetic gegrees of hypermobility syndrome. It might affect your weight if you are severely limited in your ability to engage in ap ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increased Estrogen: Adipose tissue (fat) causes an increase in the circulation estrogen levels by converting androgen precursors into estrone. The increased estrogen lev ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication ... Read More
Dr. Michael Welsh
18 years experience Clinical Psychology
Additional info need: Your question was cut off. I assume you are under the care of a psychiatrist. It may be helpful to consult with another provider if you feel you need ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
13 years experience Psychiatry
Edema possibly: I know that Gabapentin can lead to changes in fluid distribution in addition to peripheral edema and this may be one possible way that Gabapentin lead ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Cushing syndrome: Corticosteroids such as hydrocortisone can cause Cushing syndrome, not make it better. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cushing ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Mood Stabilizers: Most of them do cause weight gain except perhaps topamax which is a weak mood stabilizer at best, also new generation atypical, geodon, (ziprasidone) ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Mood stabilizer: At the right therapeutic dose , topamax along with Abilify (aripiprazole) seems to work the best, at least in my experience.
5
5 thanks
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Wt. gain: Some are wellbutrin , Prozac & viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride).
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Can be an advantage: Risperidone may cause weight gain. Sticking to a healthy low calorie diet will certainly help minimize the weight gain. Along with adequate exercise, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Yes it can: Especially if you have obstructive sleep apnea.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month