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Why Does Citalopram Cause Weight Gain And Prevent Weight Loss?

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have been using depression meds containing Citalopram for year and my weight has just gond up and up. Diets are very hard to follow as trying to lose any weight is slow and demotivating.

I have heard that meds containing Citalopram can make it very difficult to loose weight, is this true?

A MyDepressionTeam Member

This has been my experience. I have read complaints of many people who gained significant weight on Citalopram. There are always exceptions, of course. I have cravings for carbs and sweets.

Can A Person Still Be Able To Have Sex Like They Did Before When They Had High Sex Drive

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I used to have a high sex drive before I got my depressed now my sex drive is in middle

A MyDepressionTeam Member

No drive since Celexa

OIeptro

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Does it effect ur sex drive cause I have no sex drive

A MyDepressionTeam Member

Depression by itself can affect your sex drive with someone else but not necessarily by yourself and even if you have sex with your spouse/partner just to please them, it's certainly not the same as… read more

Can A High Sex Drive Be Related To Being Bipolar?

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I'm bipolar and have depression issues. I seem to bounce back and forth frequently. I have times my sex drive is so high, that's all I want to do. I do self medicate with marijuana which increases my sexual desires but it's even high without it. Not just regular sex either, risky sex with pretty much strangers. Is this just me or my condition?

A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes I was manic during meeting last two boyfriends. I made magic

Having Been Diagnosed With Anxiety, Bipolar, And Depression, How Does It Effect Your Sex Drive?

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I believe that I'm addicted to Masturbation but after talking to my doctor about it she says I'm not and that I'm normal.
My problem being that I feel lonely so that being said I masturbate but after I do feel guilty and feel down in the dumps. I have not a girlfriend or wife so that makes me feel depressed.

A MyDepressionTeam Member

my medicine has totally taken away my sex drive. I am still sexual with my partner because I feel like that is my responsibility as a partner. I do enjoy it sometimes but I am just unable to reach… read more

Is There A Way To Increase Sex Drive

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyDepressionTeam Member

I would however I married so...there is no need for a sex drive lol

Can A Low Sex Drive Be A Common Symptom Of Depression?

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes. It is also hightened during bouts with mania.

Triggers

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Do you find that certain things/situations/people/etc. trigger your depression?
How do you prepare for these situations?
What are your coping mechanisms for these triggers?

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I completely understand that since I got older I can't handle the cold either.

Since It's Sunday After Long Week I Was Laughing At Myself Over Couple Pet Peeves I Have. I Thought We Could All Share And Have Some Laughs.

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Mine are white out tape, it's in every room in apartment, cannot stand to scribble over mess up. And has to be spiral notebook so it lays flat and when I tear off I cut spiral edge off with scissors. Even on tiny pads of paper.
Okay now, what is yours??

A MyDepressionTeam Member

For me it’s narcissists like why do they thinks that everything has to be about them and nobody else

High Sex Drive

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hi all,

Thanks for taking the time to read my message, I am at a point of being desperate and don’t know what the solution is.

I have suffered with depression all my adult life (I am 31) and have had periods where I have been perfectly in control with medication.

However when I am not in control my sex drive is dangerously high. I have been in a (generally) happy relationship for 13 years but in the past 18 months since turning 30 I have been uncontrollable. I still love my boyfriend very… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member

Ask God for strength 🙏