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Aside from pregnancy what could cause weird food cravings?

Aside from pregnancy what could cause weird food cravings?

See below: Some nutritionists and healthcare practitioners believe that certain cravings are meaningful. For example, cravings for ice and bizarre substances like dirt and cigarette butts (a condition called pica have been linked to an iron deficiency – even though none of those items contain significant amounts of iron. Some physicians believe it's a lack of minerals but no one really knows.. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Why do I always crave foods very high in fat? I'm a bodybuilder, and I have an extremely low fat percentage ''5 %''. Can this cause fatty food craving

Why do I always crave foods very high in fat? I'm a bodybuilder, and I have an extremely low fat percentage ''5 %''. Can this cause fatty food craving

We all do!: Fats taste good, are filling and satisfying, and many times represent the "comfort foods" that we sometimes need to get through tough times. If you're in as good a shape as you describe, then please indulge yourself a little! ...Read more

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What causes food cravings in pregnancy?

What causes food cravings in pregnancy?

Unknown: We really don't know why some women have food cravings during pregnancy and why they may crave one thing over another. ...Read more

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What causes late night food cravings and how do you get rid of them?

What causes late night food cravings and how do you get rid of them?

Mind free to,think: People,often want to eat at night because,that is,when many feelings arise. In these cases, eating becomes a form of self medication that becomes habitual. To stop, you can make your evening routine more structured. But you still need to,figure out what is bothering you. I notice that you are on a lot of pain meds. Is that related in any way? ...Read more

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What causes food cravings during pregnancy?

What causes food cravings during pregnancy?

No one can say for: Sure. It's likely some complicated relationship between altered hormone interactions, altered nutritional balance and emotional effect that pregnancy induces that leads to these cravings. ...Read more

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Can methylprednisolone cause intense sweet food cravings?

YES: Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid used to treat inflammatory conditions. In general, Medrol (methylprednisolone) can cause weight gain. One mechanism for the weight gain is that it can cause cravings for many different types of food. ...Read more

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1 why does seroquel (quetiapine) cause food craving? 2 to what extent? 3 what is the solution for weight gain and increased appetite while on seroquel (quetiapine)?

1 why does seroquel (quetiapine) cause food craving? 2   to what extent? 3 what is the solution for weight gain and increased appetite while on seroquel (quetiapine)?

Antihisatmine: Seroquel or quetiapine exerts its main effects via the blockage of Dopamine receptors. A common side effect is weight gain and food craving which occurs secondarily to the blockage of histamine receptors. Unfortunately, little can be done to combat the weight gain aside from dietary modification. There are alternative antidepressants that cause less weight gain. Ask your doctor about these. ...Read more

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CAN CROHN'S DISEASE CAUSE YOU TO MISS YOUR PERIOD I BEEN HAVING SYMPTOMS LIKE FATIGUE FOOD CRAVINGS N THROWING UP OR COULD I BE PREGNANT?

CAN CROHN'S DISEASE CAUSE YOU TO MISS YOUR PERIOD I BEEN HAVING SYMPTOMS LIKE FATIGUE FOOD CRAVINGS N THROWING UP OR COULD I BE PREGNANT?

Do pregnancy test: If you are having flare up of Crohn's disease and all GI these symptoms are from it than it is possible to miss period without being pregnant. But sure way is to do pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to stop food cravings!?

How to stop food cravings!?

Eat healthy: Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! if you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more

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How can I control food cravings?

How can I control food cravings?

No simple answer: Please consult this site for ideas and suggestions. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the-facts-about-food-cravings. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Food Cravings (Definition)

Food cravings means a person strongly desires to eat more of certain foods. Some women during pregnancy have ...Read more