A 34-year-old female asked:
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i have suddenly experienced extreme weight loss. i do not feel ill and im eating normally. i have recently though been under severe stress?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Weight loss: of unknown origin needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Please see him/her. Stress can can be a factor but you need to look for medical causes too. Please see a clinical psychologist to learn to manage your stress. Peace and good health.
Answered on Dec 15, 2017
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