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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

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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: THere is no way

to increase metabolism except with exercise.
You can still lose weight even while on antipsychotics by eating less and exercising more, just like anyone else, it's just more difficult.

In brief: THere is no way

to increase metabolism except with exercise.
You can still lose weight even while on antipsychotics by eating less and exercising more, just like anyone else, it's just more difficult.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Completely agree with Dr. Sneid.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Gotta work really

hard at it - might sometimes feel like going up a down escalator.Eat healthfully.
Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories

In brief: Gotta work really

hard at it - might sometimes feel like going up a down escalator.Eat healthfully.
Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. I offer most of my patients who are on atypical antipsychotics - nutrition consults. Take care.
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