I was boxing for awhile for weight loss and was doing exceptionally well (lost 20lbs) until I got my first concussion. One ER trip and neurologist visit later and I was given some Lexapro as it was identified that I have some anxiety issues. I figured Lex 10mg, the lowest dose can't be THAT bad.
Jeez, was I wrong.
I gained the 20lbs back and some more on top alongside of having absolutely no ambition to box anymore. I felt balanced and without anxiety...but I also felt without everything else! I decided that as part of my new regiment, I'm going to wean off of it (alongside the help of my doctor)
I've been taking 5mg a day for the past week and I'm suddenly getting those withdrawals that are plastered all over the internet. They're rough, man. What's worse is in the next few days I'm going to be completely off. I know that the first month is going to be awful, but at the end of the day, I'll be myself again, have that motivation I missed so dearly, and also lose some friggin weight!!
Did anyone else ever have problems with Lexapro or any kind of SSRI?