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Do psychiatric medications curb someobes ability to workout aggressively due to changing the brain chemicals?

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Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry 52 years experience
It's uncertain.: Many would have no effect. Some would probably enhance a workout as you feel a lot less depressed and want to be fit. Some of the antipsychotics can increase appetite and weight substantiailly and that would certainly decrease your ability to workout aggressively.
Dr. Sophie Duriez
Psychiatry 32 years experience
I agree with your answer, Dr. Ali. Additional Qs: Is "aggressive workout" beneficial 2 health? Aren' t regular & moderate workout better 4 health? :)
Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
It depends on: What type of medications u take and their impact on u.

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