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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 something as simple as pretend to 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 didn't 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?
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?
Zoloft (sertraline): Wt. Gain possible, but unlikely at this low dose. ...Read more
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 more
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 more
Exercise: Exercise is the best known method for increasing metabolism. For some individuals, drinks and supplements containing caffeine will increase the metabolism for a short time. There are some medications that may speed up metabolism in some individuals. I do not recommend street drugs, such as speed, crystal meth, etc., but they will also increase metabolism, but are addictive and lethal. ...Read more
Green tea: Green tea is one food-drink that can increase your metabolism and it has antioxidants. Other drinks that might increase your metabolism would be those that contain caffeine- cause caffeine would increase your metabolism. Please use moderation, as too much of a good thing can cause heart palpitations and irregular heart beats, as well as jitteriness. ...Read more
How do I lose weight on antipsychotic? Always lose weight not being on them how do I increase metabolism? Read they mess with metabolism increase weig
Does Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) truly increase metabolism? If I stop it, is it true I will have no control over weight gain since I'll go back to my "real" metabolism?
NO : Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and other stimulants can decrease appetite and so fewer calories are consumed which is why some people lose weight. There are some people who have minimal effect on appetite and do not lose any weight with the stimulants. If you do not increase the number of calories you consume or do not decrease your activity level there should not be much change in weight off the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more
First, eating first thing in the morning and then grazing through the day instead of three large meals. Second is exercising regularly to keep your muscles burning calories round the clock.
Eating and exercising. The secrets to good weight, good health, and good metabolism.
Notice what is not here: starvation. Starvation turns down the metabolism and one can actually gain weight then. ...Read more
Where I live there are many exercise facilities that instruct you in an exercise routine best suited to you. If you can locate a calisthenic program close to you, go there and see if that is what best suits you.
Another approach is to team up with a friend and get exercises in. ...Read more
This should start with healthy lifestyle changes. More than looking into "increasing metabolism", your lifestyle should reflect healthy diet and exercise.
Aim for servings of fruits, vegetables, lean meats, whole grains with meals
avoid high fat, high calorie foods, avoid greasy or fast foods
exercise at least 5 days per week, aim for 60 minutes of exercise per day.
Proper sleep too! ...Read more
Eat first: Eat a light meal before every work-out. It tells the body that you are not in starvation mode and lets the body rev up your metabolism during the work-out. However, don't work-out more than 45 minutes at one time because that slows down your metabolism again. ...Read more
Add weight training: Aerobic (running, biking, swimming, elliptical, etc...) exercise increases metabolism only for the duration of that exercise. If you want to keep your metabolism going after your workout has stopped you need to add weight lifting to your program. Not light dumbell exercises, but real lifts like squat, deadlift, heavy kettlebells, etc... Work with a trainer and ramp up slowly. ...Read more
Which foods increase metabolism apart from green tea are there any medicines to increase the BMR of a person whose metabolism has slowed down?
BMR: The best way to stimulate your metabolism is to exercise. ...Read more
None: Vitamins don't boost metabolism! Period. I know the ads say they do, but it's simply not true. ...Read more
Please stay in touch: W/your doc. That's a low amount of calories. Some folks find a ketogenic diet helpful. It's fat burning but ask your doc first. Peace and good health. Good fat is good for us. Beware of low fat misinformation. Green tea and EGCG capsules from green tea can boost metabolism but lifestyle, exercise, is also important. ...Read more
Try increasing your: Muscle mass to increase your metabolic rate (not pills). Bigger muscles burn more calories. ...Read more