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Causes Of Weight Gain When Exercising
I am on remeron (mirtazapine).I find it great but for weight gain despite exercising and dieting. Is there a different medthats as good and does not cause weight?
Remeron (mirtazapine) weight gain: Minimal activity at histamine and 5HT2c receptor is desirable to minimize weight gain. There is a relatively new atypical antipsychotic that may work. It's called Latuda (lurasidone) (Lurasidone). Ability is also considered to be weight neutral but many find it is not as effective as Latuda (lurasidone) ...Read more
Which of the following causes weight gain, lexapro remeron lyrica (pregabalin) or amityripiline despite exercising and dieting. Many thanks?
Can be a side effect from any of these meds, but remeron (mirtazapine) causes more patients to gain more weight than the others, with amitriptyline also being more notorious for weight gain.
This is not to say that remeron (mirtazapine) or amitriptyline causes weight gain in everyone or that the others won’t cause these side effects. Depression, and other meds, can also cause folks to have difficulty with weight gain. ...Read more
I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) and remeron for G A D.I have put gained 2 stone in weight despite exercising. How can I watch my weight or does these cause weight gain?
Side effects: You are right. Unfortunately both medications, most of all the Remeron (mirtazapine) (Mirtazepine) are known for undesirable tendency to gain weight as a side effect. Diet and exercising might work, but sometimes they don't. It is more likely if a nutritionist provides some guidelines. On the other hand, depending on the nature and severity of your condition, your doctor might offer alterntive & effective meds. ...Read more
Will fibroids cause weight gain in belly area. I have 4 small ones but no pain I'm 36.I just have constipation and heavy feeling. I like exercising.
See details: Dieting does not need to be extreme. It must be consistent. Sorry, there are no short cuts and no options. ...Read more
Women don't necessarily get much increase in muscle mass. Sorry.
Muscle tone changes in 2 weeks.
If there is gain in muscle size, it STARTS at about 1-2 months. ...Read more
Gained weight since stopped going to uni even with though I am exercising (no running around the city any more).How can I prevent further weight gain?
Simple...: Avoid hormones BCP, eat less, avoid snacks. ...Read more
What if your period last month was 3 days early? I'm always 28days. No birth controI was not under any stress no exercising no weight gain or anything.
Still ok: It sounds like you have read up on menstrual irregularity and know that stress and other factors can affect it. Sometimes the cause can not be known or recognized. .. your body is simply reacting to something. But it truly is not something to worry about...a period coming 3 days early when nothing else seems to be wrong does not indicate a disease or dysfunction. It is normal. Good wishes:) ...Read more
~34yo. Mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted ~4 yrs ago pp. My BPs since then have been 20pts higher. No weight gain, eating better and exercising more. Can the IUD be why?
Just started birth control 6 days ago - already feeling bloated. Wanted to start exercising to lose weight. How do I avoid weight gain?
Rapid weight gain. Not pregnant. Drinking a lot of coffee not eating a lot. Not really exercising Could it be from coffee or medicine? Was 130 now 140
Possibly: Many "coffee" drinks contain an enormous amount of sugar and calories. There are many potential causes including a medical condition such as a thyroid problem, a problem with fluid retention, and other medical problems; or your calorie intake has really began to over take your calories burned. Getting a good medical check up can be a good ace to start. ...Read more
Weight gain and constipation for the past 4 days. No change in diet and I have been taking miralax (polyethylene glycol) every day? What next? I've been exercising too.?
Medical evaluation: YOU should have a medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sudden weight gain around lower abdomen, haven't had a period for 8 weeks. I am not pregnant. Put on 12kgs despite eating very healthy and exercising.
See a physician: More information is needed. You should make an appointment with a physician for a full history and physical exam. ...Read more
Missed 2 period (not pregnant), gained weight despite eating less&exercising more, abs bloat, is the weight gain due to missed periods (temporary&will go?
Discuss Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) w MD: The missed periods, bloating and weight gain may be related to the birth control pill and hormone imbalance. Please discuss with your GYN as there may be a pill or dosage better tolerated by you. In the meantime adding a good B complex vitamin, enhancing your intake of deep green leafy vegetables, possibly a probiotic - all directed at enhancing exogenous oral hormone metabolism may be helpful. ...Read more
What could be causes of weight gain after getting off birth control? I Gained 20 lbs in 4 months. My Thyroid results came back normal
Many factors: There are several reasons for weight gain. It can be as simple as eating too many calories, or eating the wrong calories, or not getting enough exercise. You will gain weight when you take in more calories than your body burns each day. There are also medical conditions and hormone imbalances which cause weight gain, and medications with side effects of weight gain. ...Read more
Yes they do: A perdue university study found that diet sodas may be linked to many health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease. One large study found that people who drank artificial sweetened soda were more likely to gain weight and develop metabolic syndrome, diabetes and heart disease. This include drinks containing aspartame, sucralose, and sacharin. ...Read more
Steroids mostly: Steroids (prednisone, decadron, (dexamethasone) etc) can cause rapid increase in weight due to increased hunger. Some antidepressants cause mild increase in weight. Basic testing by your doctor might also check for deficiencies in thyroid, iron, b-12, as metabolic causes for weight gain. ...Read more
Lifestyle: Factors contribute to weight gain. Activity level and dietary input. As we mature metabolism slows down and we gain weight more easily. See doc to rule out medical causes and then a nutritionist for a safe and sensible food plan. Low carb and higher protein works well for some folks. Peace and good health. ...Read more