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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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My dr said seroquel and Effexor (venlafaxine) cause. Weight gain. Am i able to lose weight if i exercise and eat right?

My dr said seroquel and Effexor (venlafaxine) cause. Weight gain.   Am i able to lose weight if i exercise and eat right?

Of course you can: Yes that is the right spirit. Let your dr know your concerns and plan of action. That is very positive and constructive attitude. It is true that those meds may cause weight gain, but not always will; diet and exercise should be helpful. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Fatigue&drowsiness, i met 2nd psychiatrist, he is professor, he said no need to use stimulants, exercise cbt!effexor 75x3, i'm confused & tired, please help?

Fatigue&drowsiness, i met 2nd psychiatrist, he is professor, he said no need to use stimulants, exercise cbt!effexor 75x3, i'm confused & tired, please help?

Why...: Instead of seeing a doctor to find out how to treat the fatigue and drowsiness, i would suggest you see your pcp to find out why you're fatigued and drowsy. In the meantime, the little things count. Regular bedtime, awake time, good amt of sleep, healthy 3-a-day diet, regular exercise (mornings if possible). One thing to consider, it could be the meds--direct side effect or rebound from ea dose. ...Read more

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How do I get off of effexor (venlafaxine)?

How do I get off of effexor (venlafaxine)?

Slowly: Best to be tapered off Effexor (venlafaxine) with supervision of a health provider. When almost to end dosing, often use brief Prozac bridge which helps you transition slowly off completely and avoid any obnoxious side effects at all. You may notice nausea, dizziness, brain zaps, shivers, headaches, lack of focus, and flu like symptoms. Daily dose cut back 10% weekly-some take out granules and re-close! ...Read more

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Does Effexor (venlafaxine) increase appetite?

Does Effexor (venlafaxine) increase appetite?

Usually not: Usually it doesnt. For some it causes them to lose weight. Everyone reacts differently to medications so its possible but not likely to increase appetite. Discuss risks benefits concerns and side effects with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can I have grapefruit with effexor (venlafaxine)?

Can I have grapefruit with effexor (venlafaxine)?

Yes, but: grapefruit juice can be problematic as it is sometimes made from the entire fruit (including the rind which contains a substance that may cause the blood level of Effexor (venlafaxine) to rise due to inhibition of a breakdown enzyme.) ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Venlafaxine (Definition)

It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are some common side effects important never stop suddenly always taper slowly if you ever ...Read more


Effexor (Definition)

Venlafaxine is a non-tricyclic which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more