How Do You Avoid Gaining Weight While Taking Prednisone?

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Packing on the Pounds? How to Avoid Weight Gain from Medications

 

Have you noticed the number on your scale creeping up as you’ve gotten older? It may be your pre­scription medication. Weight gain from prescription medication has become increasingly common as more Americans take prescription drugs for chronic illness.1

 

Drugs to treat mental health conditions and cardiovascular diseases, such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes, are notorious for adding on the pounds – often worsening some aspects of the very conditions they are...

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