My son is suffering from weight loss problems and depression. Why so?

Q. What could be the cause of weight loss and depression?

Answered by
Dr. Albana Greca
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on May 24, 2023 and last reviewed on: Jul 21, 2023

Hello doctor,

My son is suffering from weight loss problems and depression. Why so?

Please help.



Welcome to

I went through your query and understood your concern.

Your son is having depression problems. The medicines used to treat depression might have caused him to gain weight, along with a sedentary lifestyle with no physical activity. I advise psychotherapy for him. Check his thyroid hormones to check his metabolism rate. Prepare a special menu for him and combine healthy foods with his preferred foods at first. I also suggest you consult a specialist doctor.

I hope this has helped you.

Thanks and regards.

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