Our expert says:
Unfortunately, some of the antidepressants actually increase your weight, so I would not recommend you to go this way for trying to lose weight. Rather follow a healthy diet, join a group like weigh less and try to exercise 30 min each day to make your metabolism faster. Exercise also lifts your mood and may have a positive effect on the depression. If you really feel down most of the time, talk to your GP and ask him to prescribe something that would not make you pick up weight. However, it sounds as if the weight is the problem and maybe you should start on that before taking extra tablets each day! I know one can feel very disheartened especially if you have been trying to eat right but try not to take unnecessary medication?
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