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Sertraline Increase Metabolism Hungry
What causes the weight gain associated with anti-depressant drugs: slowed metabolism, increased appetite, increased insulin resistance, other?
All of the above: It is possible the underlying condition resulting in the use of medication could be a problem. If 25-oh vit d 3 levels are normal, free T4 levels are normal, and cortisol is not high in the evening, eating 6 small equal meals, managing stress skillfully, and moving though the day with some thing as simple as pretend jump roping for 60 minutes spread out in 1-2 minute intervals should help. ...Read more
Does Zoloft (sertraline) cause changes in your metabolism or is the increased/decreased appetite that causes the changes in weight?
I am on zoloft (sertraline) 50mg about 22 days.before that i didnt feel hungry as much as other people and also i had early satiety.does it effect on my appetite?i wana gain weight.and does it effect on my memory and also study?
Yes: Yes it can affect your appetite and it can cause memory loss which is not permanent. It may in some people affect your studies due to impairment of memory. But not all patients who tale Zoloft (sertraline) have this side effect . Some people gsin weight and other loose weight ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to know if sertraline (75-100 mg each day) can make my metabolism slow and have weight gain.
How sertraline effects methylphenidate metabolism?Can be used to increasing ritalin half life?Best regards.
Just started on zoloft, (sertraline) only 5mg liquid. I am small build, high metabolism. Will the Zoloft (sertraline) cause weight gain?
Unlikely, but....: Each person can be very different. Lists of common effects don't mean they'll happen - certainly not all! And a decrease is what some report. But you may be different. Discuss it w/ your Dr. It's probably unrelated and you might be able to resist it w/ some CBT therapy skills aimed at eating issues. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does nicotine increase metabolism? So will i for sure gain if i quit smoking? What if i work out?
Exercise will help: Tobacco lowers appetite and raises heart rate, in a way increases metabolism. It also increases blood pressure and has negative effects on blood vessels, so your overall health risk goes up. Exercise is a perfect antidote - it works against weight gain, helps fight sugar cravings that happen after quitting, and reduce desire to smoke. Have low-cal snacks, use nicotine gum/lozenges if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer