" Young people in puberty given SSRI's will often not grow because of growth hormone defiency.
SSRI's can lower thyroid hormone production and efficiency directly and indirectly through high cortisol, low testosterone and low growth hormone.
Hormone defiency in thyroid, testostserone and growth hormone can all cause depression and other mental problems."
And yes I had to start eating even more carbs and more protein to hold weight but I have come to grips with some of the things that caused anxiety and I have come off and feel so.good its amazing. I don't know if I got a certain chemical back in my brain but I feel insane. SSRIs aren't worth it to me. I'd rather take natural supplements to help mood. I have my emotions back too. This is also a tell all. I don't know what you wanted to hear but these are my thoughts bro!
The SSRI's may have tipped the balance in wrong direction when it comes to hormones.