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Can’t lose weight on meds

Somebody who has been doing very well losing weight just told me she’s going to quit. “I was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and they’re putting me on prednisone,” she said. “The doctor told me that a side effect of prednisone is weight gain, so there’s no point in paying to keep coming to […]

What Do Your Meds Do to Your Weight?

If weight management isn’t enough of a struggle, those who need to take ¬†prescription medications are discovering that they can cause weight gain. People who are trying to lose weight and are taking meds to treat a condition may find it extremely challenging to make progress. One notorious medication for weight gain is Deltasone (prednisone). […]