Our expert says:
Dear Bride to be
Congratulations on your upcoming wedding and the fact that you have managed to lose 15 kg - you are a ***star***. Your present BMI = 27,4 which is in the overweight category. If you lose those 5 kg then your BMI would be 25,3 which is just above the upper level of normal. It is sensible to aim for 60 kg and if you have time to try and lose a bit more. As regards the Leximal, you need the medication to be able to function without panic attacks and even if a side-effect is listed for a medication this does not mean that you will automatically develop such a side-effect. I would like to suggest that you consult a clinical psychologist to help you conquer the panic attacks so that you no longer need to take medication. You have 3 months time before the wedding and you could make great strides with psychotherapy in such a period. Let's first see if you do start gaining weight with the Leximal, it is possible that you won't. Keep up the good work with the diet and the exercise, but do consider seeing a psychologist for therapy.
Wishing you a wonderful wedding
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