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Can anyone help? To explain why a 25yr old 8yr endurance athlete lost endurance or glycogen storage adaptation after ssri or corticosteroid overdose?
By glycogen storage: I presume that you packed in a lot of glucose under the impression that it would form glycogen. Well, that is the truth but it is a natural process from sugar taken as it is served by mother nature in fruit etc. If you take sugar on its own it actually acts as a drug and will also induce deficiency of vitamin b 1 that might be the cause of your loss of endurance. ...Read more
If you accidentally overdosed on an SSRI or SNRI by taking 2x on one day, what are the chances of invisible damage to organs etc, if no outward signs?
Antidepressant type: "selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors" are a class of antidepressant medication used in the us since the late 1980s. Common ssris: Prozac (fluoxetine), zoloft (sertraline), Celexa (citalopram), Lexapro (escitalopram), Paxil (paroxetine). Ssris are also used to treat anxiety conditions such as panic disorder ; ocd, as well as sometimes to treat pms symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: If you've been stable with depressive symptoms for a year or so, discuss this with your psychiatrist. Some people need to be on antidepressants indefinitely because they've had multiple episodes or only partial recovery. For these, it can be preventative of further illness. If your doctor feels it's appropriate with your history and current status, s/he can help you create a tapering schedule. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No right answer: The best ssri is the ssri which works for you. How do we figure that out? Well: what worked before, or what worked for a close relative. We try that first. If that doesn't work, we try another. If that doesn't work, an snri or a tricyclic may be next. As far as overall efficacy, the ssri's are generally considered equal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be a bad idea: Suddenly stopping your ssri could lead to serious problems called discontinuation syndrome and it is no pleasant at all. Talk to your prescribing doctor to review your reasons for wanting to stop and discuss alternative options or proper ways to stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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