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Weight Loss Drugs Can Lift or Lower Mood in Unpredictable Ways

April 9, 2024
HealthCentral recently featured Dr. Elizabeth Wassenaar in this piece that examines the use of GLP-1 agonists as weight loss medications. In the article, Dr. Wassenaar notes, "The impact of drugs like semaglutide on mental health is not yet well understood. . . .What we are seeing is that for some patients who have a history of an eating disorder, using GLP-1 agonists seems to be associated with relapses of their eating disorder."

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Maybe you have diabetes. Or other health concerns that are related to, or even the result of, carrying around a few too many extra pounds. No doubt, you’ve also heard about uber-popular weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy (semaglutide) or Mounjaro (tirzepatide), among others, and how they can help people, living everywhere from suburbia to Hollywood, who struggle with obesity and the physical complications it can bring.

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