It may not exactly be the most straightforward catch 22, but medication-related weight gain while trying to find the right balance with your medication can make the situation all the more complicated.
But why does it happen?
“In this video I discuss two way. One way is by blocking histamine 1 receptors.
“We usually think of histamine as something that is associated with allergies and your immune response. If you’re exposed to something your body is sensitive to, you get a histamine response that can look like itching, runny nose or even shortness of breath.
“And if you take an antihistamine like Benadryl, it slows the allergic reaction and you feel better. That’s how it works from the neck down. Histamine acts differently in your brain.” – YT