So last time, in the guise of addressing the emails of an Internet crazy person and his assertion (so far as I can tell) that since calories are not an actual physical thing, the calorie model of body weight is not valid. I addressed a ton of different issues related to the concepts of calories. … Read More
If I haven’t been as consistent with updates beyond endless podcasts, it’s because I sustained a major lower body injury (broken fibula and two torn ligaments) about 12 weeks ago and, let’s just say, my head hasn’t quite been in it. I’ll write about that eventually to detail what happened and my recover but for today, I want to do a piece that I’ve wanted to write for a while.… Read More
Last week, I answered a Q&A about ephedrine and caffeine (the EC stack) and how long it can be used. And in that piece I made a throwaway/unexplained statement of:
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I do mean that this is unusual in that most drugs lose, or at least appear to lose, their effect over time (it’s a little more complicated than this but I’ll save my explanation of this statement for next week or something).
Question: Why do antidepressants cause weight gain? Is there any way to lose weight on them?
Answer: Apparently, since talking fairly openly about my own mental issues I’ve sort of become the go-to guy on this topic for many people. Which is only potentially overwhelmed by the influx of questions or Facebook PM’s I get about women’s periods right now.… Read More
Question: Hello Lyle, I have came across a suggestion that if you spend most time of your day in a cold room, your body expends more energy as heat because it tries to keep a stable body temperature. It makes a sense to me. I would like to ask you whether is that true and if its, how big is the difference?… Read More