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How To Reduce Carb Sugar Cravings After Fluoxetine
After reducing sugar and increasing fiber in my diet, i now crave sugar in the evening. How to stop the cravings?
See your R.D: "sugar" is a generic term...Everything has sugar in it..Your body runs on glucose which is a sugar. What you may be referring to is "refined" sugar such as sucrose. There are things you can do, and alternative foods you can eat that will satisfy this craving. I suggest that you consult your family doc and get a referral to a registe3d dietician for some dietary counseling, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fluoxetine (brand prozac) is an antidepressant in the class known as serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors aka ssris. Fda approved in 1987 for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Subsequently approved for obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Significantly safer and much better ...Read more
Carbohydrate craving: Medication doesn't usually help with that. High levels of sugar and carbohydrates have been shown to affect mood so i would avoid excessive amounts of both of these in your diet. Exercise has been shown to help both depression and cravings for food. Work on a healthier diet and regular exercise with enough sleep as that should help. ...Read more
Not very well: What's needed to help clear glucose from the blood after a meal is insulin. Metformin does not increase the amount of Insulin secreted, so it won't help much. It may help some, because it makes cells more responsive to whatever amount of Insulin is present. The best way to keep after-meal sugars down is to stick to the meal plan!. Light exercise may be helpful. ...Read more
How many months is it usually recommended to take Metformin off label to assist in curbing carb cravings and weight loss for? When should I stop?
Will power: Having strong will power is important. Do not buy any sweets and keep them out of your house. When you have the desire to eat sweets, do something else you like, or eat a more healthy alternative food and realize you will be getting healthier as you do it., . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just deal.: Nothing to do about this. No cleanse. All that candy is simple sugar, and gets very quickly absorbed from the stomach. No getting rid of it now. Exercise (regularly, not just because of this), eat healthy most of the time, and take this for what it was. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Typically people feel overall more alive and energetic when eliminating processed foods and simple carbohydrates. Focusing on how good you feel, coupled with being sure that you are receiving enough protein and complex carbs (steel cut oats, vegetables) and water will reduce the cravings for candy/cake/cookies/ice cream/chips/soda, etc. Within 2-3 weeks. Still ups/downs though. Good luck! ...Read more
About to start take 2.5mg of zyprexa (olanzapine). What kinds of food to eat to avoid increased weight, glucose and lipid levels? Planning strict diet and exercise
How can I stop blood sugar spikes after eating a meal (healthy)? It goes down eventually before the next meal? Fiber gives me diarrhea.
Blood sugar spikes: 28 M from CA asks: How can I stop blood sugar spikes after eating a meal (healthy)? It goes down eventually before the next meal? Fiber gives me diarrhea. ANS: it is normal 4 BS 2 "spike" after eating. The issue is it going 2 high. Happy to do 2nd opinion to get more details. The healthiest eating plan is the DASH Diet. See ISBN ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6-8. Gettng your BMI to <25 will be likely cure U. ...Read more
How to lose weight after gaining weight on antidepressants? I am now off meds! yay! what foods to avoid/what's best for breakfast, lunch, dinner?
Weight loss: The bottom line is that calories expended must exceed calories consummed. Recommend at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Hydrate well. Try to get in physical activity daily. Working with a nutritionist or with a comercial weight loss program can be of help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Break routine: Finishing your meal with a naturally sweet food, like a fruit may help. Many after meal cravings can be curbed by doing something different than your usual after meal routine. In other words, if you normally follow your meal with dessert, get up from the table and change your environment-get out of the kitchen, take a walk. Without the typical cues, you'll find your cravings decrease. ...Read more
How can I decrease my sugar level without medicine? My sugar level fasting 274 and after break fast 201. Please help?
I hear when eating sugar you should eat fat too to lessen the glycemic effect. True? So vanilla lowfat yogurt's better than nonfat for weight mgmt?
Can't lose weight easy on pcos. Never feel full and get bad sugar junk cravings. Any medication i can take control this?
Sugar craving: Is indeed the answer and seems to be the answer for so many questions in healthtap. You are taking sugar as a drug and it is turning on a gene in your brain that will never permit you to lose weight. You have to get rid of sugar completely using self discipline. You are headed for disease as surely as god made little green apples. ...Read more
Many ways: Nicotine replacement therapy is generally the best first approach in people who are trying "will power" and finding things to divert your attention from it. Patches, gum and lozenges all work. Two medications - bupropion (zyban, wellbutrin) and varenicline (chantix) also reduce cravings. Some people have success with hypnosis and acupuncture, as well as herbal medicines like lobeline. Good luck! ...Read more
15-20 minutes: Daily exercisae should fall in the above range. ...Read more
Take glimperide & metformin for sugar. Offlate sugar high. Try to eat wise and walk.Any other med I can change to.What can I do to keep sugar in range?
Insulin: Metformin is one of the most effective medication for blood sugar. I'm not sure what your current dose is, but the maximum dose for Metformin is 2550mg per day. If you are tolerating Metformin, perhaps your Dr can increase your dose. Otherwise insulin would be your best bet if you are having trouble keeping your sugar under control with multiple diabetes medication. ...Read more
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