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Doctor insights on: Appetite Cravings

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How can I suppress my appetite cravings?

How can I suppress my appetite cravings?

More water...: Drinking more water will stem your appetite; as well as eating 4-5 'little' meals a day rather than the traditional 3 meals per day. ...Read more

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15 days late. Been having clear watery discharge the last couple of days. Loss of appetite, craving milk, but 2 neg. pregnancy tests. what is wrong?

15 days late. Been having clear watery discharge the last couple of days. Loss of appetite, craving milk, but 2 neg. pregnancy tests. what is wrong?

Exclude vaginal infx: Suggest to exclude vaginal infections by using over the counter test methods . Ask the pharmacist on the best option. If symptoms persist, go for an exam. ...Read more

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Strange weight loss, occasional nausea, slight loss of appetite but craving sweets. It's been happening for several months.

Strange weight loss, occasional nausea, slight loss of appetite but craving sweets. It's been happening for several months.

I think you should: be checked for diabetes. Unexplained weight loss is a significant sign and the craving of sweets may indicate some problems with blood sugar control and insulin resistance. We do learn to crave sweets as babies: sweet is the first taste humans learn to prefer. Carbohydrates release the feel-good brain chemical serotonin and the taste of sugar releases endorphins that can relax us. But get checked! ...Read more

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Garcinia Gambogia diet pills seem to be making me houngry rather than cutting my appetite and carb cravings. WHY?!

Garcinia Gambogia diet pills seem to be making me houngry rather than cutting my appetite and carb cravings. WHY?!

Dieting: Too often patients seek weight loss from supplements and pills. Doing so rarely leads to satisfying long term benefit and mor commonly fail or cause other problems. Eating healthy is an extremely worthwhile endeavor to be practiced and lived.Many foods cause cravings especially processed foods. I recommend you consider avoiding processed foods opting instead for wholesome foods. Try the Paleo Diet ...Read more

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My girlfriend is currently on her period (heavy) but is having food cravings, stronger appetite, and stomach aches. Could she be pregnant?

My girlfriend is currently on her period (heavy) but is having food cravings, stronger appetite, and stomach aches. Could she be pregnant?

No: If a woman has a menstrual period, she is not pregnant. The process of the flow removes the contents of the uterus. That's what it is. If a fertilized egg has implanted itself those contents are needed to support it - they do not flow out. Any egg that is not implanted is carried out along with the flow. The symptoms are not from being pregnant. Do a test if you're not convinced. Best! ...Read more