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308 Possible Causes for Decreased Libido, Difficulty Concentrating, Weight Gain

  • Depression

    Winter depression, typically accompanied by social withdrawal, increased sleep, and weight gain, predictably returns every year in seasonal affective disorder.[nimh.nih.gov] SSRIs reportedly decrease sex drive (libido) in both men and women.[medicinenet.com] concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions Feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness or guilt Persistent physical symptoms such as headaches, digestive problems[halfofus.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[icd9data.com] Complications: Hashimoto encephalopathy, goiter, heart failure, depression, decreased libido, myxedema Hypothyroidism occurs as a result of a decreased level of thyroid hormone[smartypance.com] concentrating It is very important to keep in mind that the symptoms of hypothyroidism are non-specific and can be found with a number of other diseases.[columbiasurgery.org]

  • Sleep Apnea

    Observational studies showed that lack of sleep is correlated with weight gain and an increased risk of obesity; this relationship was confirmed by mutually reinforcing pathophysiological[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms may include headaches, irritability, night sweats, attention deficit, memory loss, decreased libido, and depression [7] .[physio-pedia.com] As a consequence, the respiratory symptoms, the frequent episodes of daytime snoozing and the concentration difficulties at work place diminished considerably.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schizophrenia

    […] of weight gain between short-term and long-term studies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We ruled out hypomania and decided to decrease the daily dose of sarcosine to 1 g, which resulted in reduction of drive and irritability.[dx.doi.org] concentrating a feeling that you're being controlled by something outside yourself not feeling up to normal activities like washing, dressing or seeing friends.[youngminds.org.uk]

  • Premenstrual Syndrome

    gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] libido (NNH 14) and sweating (NNH 14).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] "Elite athletes" (OR 8.63, 95% CI: 1.22-120.0), "Difficulty concentrating" (OR 3.15, 95% CI: 1.05-10.6), and "Fatigue or lack of energy" (OR 5.92, 95% CI: 1.32-34.5) increased[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis

    Thyroid hormones regulate body temperature, heart rate, and weight gain or loss.[symptoma.com] These can include: heart problems, including heart failure anemia confusion and loss of consciousness high cholesterol decreased libido depression Hashimoto’s can also cause[healthline.com] If you have hypothyroidism, you may experience: fatigue weight gain increased sensitivity to cold difficulty concentrating dry skin, nails, and hair constipation drowsiness[endocrineweb.com]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    The rates of clinically significant ( 7%) weight gain were 12.2% with quetiapine and 0% with placebo, resulting in an NNH for 7% weight gain of 8.2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] libido Zarate 2012 0 14 1 12 0.26 [0.01 to 7.12] Increased libido Zarate 2012 1 14 0 12 2.78 [0.10 to 74.70] Dermatological Dermatological/skin irritation/lesions Zarate[doi.org] concentrating Agitation Spending sprees Increased energy, activity, and restlessness Poor judgment Increased sexual drive Abuse of drugs, particularly cocaine, alcohol, and[halfofus.com]

  • Graves Disease

    Weight lost upon presentation may also predict greater weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of gynecomastia and decreased libido in older adolescents are not uncommon.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] anxiety or nervousness intolerance to heat sweating more than usual weight loss even with increase in appetite difficulty concentrating bulging or irritated eyeballs; vision[stopthethyroidmadness.com]

  • Eating Disorder

    She developed a lethal (atrioventricular block) arrhythmia, which improved after weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Difficulties concentrating Abnormal laboratory findings (anemia, low thyroid and hormone levels, low potassium, low blood cell counts, slow heart rate) Dizziness Fainting[nationaleatingdisorders.org] Dieting, fasting, self-starvation, and/or erratic eating means the brain isn’t getting the energy it needs, which can lead to obsessing about food and difficulties concentrating[nationaleatingdisorders.org]

  • Cushing's Disease

    One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain. The average weight gain in patients with Cushing’s is 55 pounds.[draxe.com] libido Decreased fertility Erectile dysfunction Other signs and symptoms include: Severe fatigue Muscle weakness Depression, anxiety and irritability Loss of emotional control[mayoclinic.org] Excessive cortisol production causes: Weight gain, particularly in the abdomen and neck Loss of muscle Depression Sleep disturbance Memory loss Difficulty concentrating Loss[neurosciences.uvahealth.com]

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