health: n. soundness of mind and body, vitality. from the Middle English helthe.

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How to Lose Weight While on Antidepressants

Weight gain is an unfortunate side effect of most medications used to treat anxiety and depression. There are two main causes of weight gain while on antidepressants. The first is that depression often causes patients to lose their appetites and lose weight; antidepressants help reverse this. The other contributing factor in weight gain is that antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication can trigger sweet tooth and lethargy.