A 20-year-old female asked:
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how to increase the appetite? i tend to lose interest in food after being hungry for a little while..

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Dr. Connie Topliff
28 years experience Family Medicine
Try eating small: Balanced healthy low fat snacks every 2-4 hrs (~150-200 kcals). Sometimes, as one eats, less, the hunger signal gets '.Lost'. I am assuming you don't have problems w your sense of smell, sinusitis, abdominal pain, nausea, etc. Also try increasing your daily exercise - e.g. A daily vigorous 30 min walk, etc, preferably outdoors. Finally, any chance you have some depression &/or anxiety going on?
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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