Exercise and zoloft

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Avatar f tn I should mention, I went on Zoloft mainly for anxiety. So, I have been off Zoloft for two months now and am having extreme bouts of nervous energy built up inside me. I have taken a Clonazapam now for three days straight. It works alright...by knocking me out and making it hard to get out of bed in the morning. (I do however prefer this tired feeling to that of anxiety but I know it's not the answer). So my question is, should I continue back on Zoloft?
Avatar n tn I have lost 10 pounds since starting on Zoloft. The big thing is that I watch what I eat and exercise on a regular basis. I run and cycle and try to keep very active. I am 65 and participated in my first 1/2 marathon last month and am doing my second in a month. Find yourself a good nutritionist like I did and get pointed in the right direction. I have had an issue with my weight all of my life with my highest being 214 lbs and I am only 5'5".
Avatar f tn Thank you I am in therapy I see someone 2 a week because I bated how I felt and it was so scathe I am getting back to me I have incorporated exercise and a whole new eating regime I feel better part of problem is having hard time with getting job which was the major reason tor this.
Avatar m tn I take 75 mg Zoloft. It has been helpful in treating my depression and anxiety. But I have also done a lot more than depend on meds. I also exercise almost daily, see a therapist weekly, meditate when I have a chance, listen and learn about depression to be on top of things. I have found that I feel best when I am pro-actively holding the depression and bad feelings at bay. Just the knowledge that I am doing something is helpful. Regarding your statement about guys not feeling this way...
1880256 tn?1322573508 After two days the level of Zoloft is reduced to 25%, after three days to 12, 5% and so on until it wears out completely. And because of its half-life, it can cause many problems. what kind of symptoms are you having?
Avatar f tn Can anyone tell me, when first starting Zoloft did it make you feel tired? And what dose did most start out at?
1173196 tn?1292920090 I tend to get very hormonal and depressed and I had really bad postpartum depression with my first child...so the Zoloft helped a lot. Taking it didn't cause any problems at all and it was prescribed by my OB while I was pregnant.
Avatar n tn While I'm a few pounds overweight, I have been a regular exerciser (and former aerobics instructor) for ten years and I still exercise 4-6x/week at a pretty high intensity (generally below HR=165) and my HR does recover pretty quickly when I do work out.
Avatar f tn Taking 100 mg opf zoloft and then the next morning riding 20 miles the next day it seems as thoiugh the positive of zoloft are not there.
459279 tn?1207000745 I was on Zoloft 50 mg for 6 months, blood pressure was up and still was having anxiety and trouble sleeping, so my Dr increased the Zoloft to(100mg daily) and recently added buspar, 3x daily, I do feel better except my weight is going up even with exercise which is causing allot of new stress. Would you agree the meds are increasing my weight? I'm a while make 46, 5'11 199 lbs.
Avatar f tn Sleep and get up at the same time every day, avoid smoking, alcoholic and caffeinated beverages and exercise regularly. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar m tn Slowly at first and then pretty hard today. I had hoped that the zoloft would keep the depression and anxiety away. I am seeing a therapist for CBT as well. My depression is still under control but the anxiety is bad. Shouldn't the zoloft take care of the anxiety? Also, once my body is full of adrenaline and/or cortisol or what ever the chemicals are that cause anxiety, what is the best way to get them out of my system?
Avatar f tn Or just the Zoloft? I took Zoloft over ten years ago for a year and a half and did not experience this weight gain. Any advice would be great! Thanks!
Avatar n tn I take zoloft and klonopin for my anxiety. 1. What is can you tell me about zoloft and long qt. Are there safer drugs out there I should take that do not increase the qt interval like paxil or celexa. I worry that since there is a slight tick in my electrical system I'm at greater risk for zoloft effecting me. 2. I also take klonopin, are there any know cardiovascular effects known with this that could cause problems. Is the combo of zoloft and klonopin perfectly safe. 3.
Avatar m tn when I exercise, they cease, and when I am done exercising, I feel better and more confident. I wont be taking Zoloft anymore. It may be a good med for some people, but I did not do too well on it.
Avatar m tn Hence it is advisible to take guidance from the treating doctor. Male deer exercise and kegel exercises are good for sexual vigour. Google these phrases.
Avatar f tn I have been on Zoloft for over a year and have gained about 15-18 pounds. I was on it ten years ago and never gained weight like this. Also, I drink a glass or two of wine almost every evening, and so I am trying to figure out if it is the meds or the wine or the combo? This is extremely frustrating. I don't know if I should start dieting, stop taking the Zoloft and try something else or just come to terms with the weight gain.
Avatar n tn I also had a fall and blew my knee which put me out of comission as far as exercise goes for a long time because I was afraid of falling and still am. Get lots of exercise and I really believe you will be okay. I was overdosed on Effexor and became a zombie. Didn't do anything but sit in my lazy'girl' chair and watch tv. Boy am I paying for it now. Good luck. I am trying to get off Effexor and so far so good.
Avatar f tn i know that after 1 month i lost 17 then i stopped for a bit and hit a plateu so i tweaked my diet a bit and added exercise and i'm back to losing.
Avatar m tn I too take zoloft but take it at night as it makes me sleepy. I am doing meditation and exercise in the mornings and that seems to be helping. I always suggest Eckhart Tolle books or he has stuff on u-tube. The intrusive thoughts and the what ifs really can screw up your day. Seems to come with the territory but I am hopeful to retrain the brain!!!
Avatar m tn As far as insomnia, are you getting regular vigorous exercise? I've been trying to exercise daily and have found that it really helps with sleep. Also, going to sleep at the same time each night and not watching and TV (or other electronics like smartphones) at least 30 minutes before bedtime also has been proven in studies to help sleep. Something about lighted screens put our brains into an active state that doesn't wear off immediately.
Avatar f tn Sertraline(Zoloft) is a antidepressant and are work with the symptoms like depression, panic attacks, anxiety, etc. You can ask for Ambien pills, it good for treating insomnia. Also I recommend you exercise and healthy eating to get quality sleep at night. It works...
Avatar n tn I tried to stop taking zoloft and abilify about three months ago. I tapered off the zoloft and stopped the abilify cold turkey, per doctor's advice. I had mild side effects for the first month and then totally crashed. Needless to say, I called my doctor in desperation and was represcribed both medications. I feel much better, but am still very serious about stopping the medications sooner than later.
Avatar n tn I take zoloft and klonopin for my anxiety. 1. What is can you tell me about zoloft and long qt. Are there safer drugs out there I should take that do not increase the qt interval like paxil or celexa. I worry that since there is a slight tick in my electrical system I'm at greater risk for zoloft effecting me. 2. I also take klonopin, are there any know cardiovascular effects known with this that could cause problems. Is the combo of zoloft and klonopin perfectly safe. 3.
527657 tn?1214055450 I read up about both but am wondering if weight gain is a problem with zoloft. As for paxil i gained over 25 pounds and now Im trying to lose it and it sure isnt easy. I found out you don't take zoloft at night but paxil you do. I have got to lose this weight.
Avatar n tn I tend to replay events that happened during the day and worry about them at night (even before I had my third child and got on Zoloft). The Zoloft has really improved my quality of sleep. Again, thank you ( and your husband) for the advice. It's nice to correspond with someone who understands my feelings.
Avatar m tn I am actually feel more depressed now than I did before but the anxiety has slowed down a little bit(thanks to the xanax maybe) I can't sleep anymore, don't want to get out of bad, have all these negative thoughts racing through my head, scared to get a job, just no energy. The zoloft worked before but should I just give it more time and has anybody else felt like this?
Avatar n tn I would suggest that you get back on the Zoloft and ween yourself off more slowly. I was on Zoloft last year and was switched to Effexor. After having problems and called the doctors office the nurse gave me the wrong info and told me the doctor doesn't want me to take anything. So, I was off cold turkey. Aside from the Zaps that I was getting I was really out of control as far as my emotions. I hated everyone and everything. I couldn't make it through the day without exploding at someone.
Avatar n tn I spoke to my doctor about this and she said that anxiety was not a side effect of Zoloft and therefore I should stop taking the medicine for 1 week and swtich to another as the Zoloft was not working for me. Is this correct or should I give the Zoloft more time ? If I switch from the Zoloft, what should I switch to ?
Avatar f tn Also there are loads of things that can naturally increase serotonin levels but they are basically a pain in the *** to make yourself do. -Exercise (aerobic is best) -Get sunshine (bright light and sun increase serotonin) -Eat healthy with lots of fruits and veggies -Try to sleep on a regular schedule at night for at least eight hours (this is a hard one for me to do but the exercise helps, also you can take melatonin at night if you like.