Articles for tag: Cymbalta, Hypothyroidism, Low Thyroid

Can Hypothyroidism Make You Lose Weight?

Wondering if hypothyroidism can make you lose weight? After all, hypothyroidism is often blamed on gaining weight. Hypothyroidism is associated with weight gain and being overweight. How many times have you read or heard about overweight people blaming low thyroid on their inability to lose weight? Hypothyroidism is even blamed on obesity! It’s a fact ...

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My Experience with Cymbalta

I’ve been treating chronic depression with prescribed antidepressants since 1997. I’ve tried almost all of them out there: Prozac, Paxil, Remeron, Effexor, Wellbutrin — you name it, I’ve probably tried it. Some didn’t work at all; Paxil just made me irritable, and frankly, I don’t need to take medicine to be irritable. Others worked with ...

Potential Dangers Associated with Cymbalta

There are many potential dangers associated with Cymbalta. This particular medication is typically prescribed to individuals that suffer from varying degrees of depression. Many who suffer from the effects of an anxiety condition may also be prescribed this medication. In addition to these conditions, individuals that suffer from pain directly related to damage within the ...

Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms Being Kept Secret

I started on Cymbalta for anxiety and depression about 2 years ago. After having been on this antidepressant for a while it was decided by myself and my doctor that it was time to try living life again without an antidepressant. Simple right? Not so. I was told by my psychiatrist that I would need ...

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How I Deal with the Side Effects of Taking Cymbalta

When I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety, my doctor prescribed Cymbalta (Duloxetine). Cymbalta is an anti-depressant drug that is primarily used to treat three conditions: 1) major depressive disorder, 2) general anxiety disorder, and 3) nerve pain caused by diabetic neuropathy. According to WebMDHealth.com, Cymbalta is a “serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) that works by ...

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Cymbalta: Relieving Physical and Emotional Pain

Depression is a growing problem in our society. It’s more than feeling down and out every now and then. Depression reminds me of traveling through a dark tunnel with no light at the end. I’ve traveled that tunnel. My mood was so blue that I experienced body pain. My right arm hurt every morning. A ...

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Taking Cymbalta for Chronic Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain from conditions like osteoarthritis, low back pain and other musculoskeletal pain, you probably have tried everything your doctor suggests to deal with the never-ending pain and discomfort. Many people don’t like the common side effects that pain killers like Hydrocodone, Vicodin and others can give you. For many people, ...