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Antidepressant Weight Gain

Obesity Due to SSRIs Is Not a Chronic Disease

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Although sensible, their recommendation did not consider that most of the drugs now prescribed for depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders and other mental illnesses can cause weight gain.

Is Antidepressant Therapy the Perfect Storm for Weight Gain?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

There is no mystery as to the cause of the antidepressant-associated weight gain. There are two reasons: overeating and under-exercising.