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Will I gain weight if I stop taking prescription stimulants?

Howard J. Shaffer, PhD
Addiction Medicine
Weight gain is often a problem when people stop taking stimulants. If you're overweight or have a tendency to gain weight, watching your diet and exercising regularly are important when quitting stimulants.

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