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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Increased Appetite

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Dr. Alan Patterson Dr. Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
38 years in practice
Indiana University School of Medicine
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No period since 8/16. Slight cramping around the time my period usually comes, no tender breasts, increased appetite, negative home pregnancy tests?

No period since 8/16. Slight cramping around the time my period usually comes, no tender breasts, increased appetite, negative home pregnancy tests?

please see your gyn: U need a work up, u need an exam, blood work to check hormones and a pelvic ultrasound to measure the endometrial thickness and to check teheadnexa. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...Read more


Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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What might cause increased appetite?

What might cause increased appetite?

There's correct: appetite (to keep up with needs) and incorrect which is triggered by habits/emotions/situations. Guess which is more common and associated with obesity! http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ details how to deal with obesity/appetite and... if there is weight loss with incresased appetite, that is due mainly to increased needs: fever/infection/ thyroid, diabetes out of control are most of the cause ...Read more

Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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What could cause an increased appetite?

What could cause an increased appetite?

There's correct: appetite (to keep up with needs) and incorrect which is triggered by habits/emotions/situations. Guess which is more common and associated with obesity! http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ details how to deal with obesity/appetite and... if there is weight loss with incresased appetite, that is due mainly to increased needs: fever/infection/ thyroid, diabetes out of control are most of the cause ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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I have had an increased appetite for the past two weeks and I've been feeling really down lately and anxious.today I have been feeling unbalanced?

Let your parents: know how you are doing. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hrs sleep /night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises or meditation. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Charles Whiting Dr. Whiting
Obstetrics & Gynecology
23 years in practice
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Increased appetite before period is normal?

Yes: Your hormone levels change dramatically just before your period and these changes can increase your appetite. Its normal and common. Chocolate is a favorite food during this time for many women. Best wishes! ...Read more

Dr. Charles Whiting Dr. Whiting
Obstetrics & Gynecology
23 years in practice
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Increased appetite after period. Is that normal?

Yes: The hormonal fluctuations around the time of your period are significant. Many women have food cravings or an increased appetite during this time. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Is increased appetite also a symptom of pregnancy?

Is increased appetite also a symptom of pregnancy?

Appetite could go v: Or ^. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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Is increased appetite a Zoloft withdrawal symptom?

Unlikely, but....: Each person can be very different. Lists of common effects don't mean they'll happen - certainly not all! And a decrease is what some report. But you may be different. Discuss it w/ your Dr. It's probably unrelated and you might be able to resist it w/ some CBT therapy skills aimed at eating issues. Best! ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Lipton Dr. Lipton
Holistic Medicine
26 years in practice
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
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Dr. Muhammad Munir Dr. Munir
Psychiatry
22 years in practice
University of the Punjab, King Edward Medical College
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Are there mood stabilizers that do not cause increased appetite ?

Are there mood stabilizers that do not cause increased appetite ?

Mood stabilizers : Yes there are meds that don't cause much weight changes.Your psychiatrist can also combine meds in a ratio that weight gain does not become an issue.While all said diet and regular excercise is still important to consider while on these sort of meds. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen Dr. Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
years in practice
Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Increased appetite but unexplained weightloss?

Increased appetite but unexplained weightloss?

check thyroid: If you haven't done so, check your thyroid level. Hyperthyroid can cause increased appetite with weight loss. ...Read more

Dr. Leslie Howell Dr. Howell
Psychiatry
16 years in practice
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Might depression cause an increased appetite?

Might depression cause an increased appetite?

Yes: People with depression can have different appetite changes.I have seen those that have lost weight and others who gain weight.Some people who eat more when they are depressed use food as a coping mechanism to help them feel better.It is best to identify the problem early and get proper treatment.Hypothyroidism can also mimic depression and cause weight gain.A simple blood test can rule this out. ...Read more

Dr. Stuart Wasser Dr. Wasser
Addiction Medicine
31 years in practice
New York University School of Medicine
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Increased appetite. Do my drugs for depression cause that?

Some do: Pacil, remerom and many in the second generation anti-psychotic family. ...Read more

Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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Can vitamin B12 injections cause increased appetite?

Only psychologically: It has a very powerful placebo effect. It is often STILL used for that in people who don't have any reason to take it. They report increased well being.. and that would include increased appetite ...Read more

Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes Dr. Moran Celayes
Internal Medicine
22 years in practice
Favaloro University Faculty of Medical Sciences
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Does lack of sleep lead to increased appetite?

Does lack of sleep lead to increased appetite?

See below: What we know so far is that lack of sleep is associated with obesity. This is related to increase appetite and decreased physical activity due to fatigue. There are also several hormonal pathways altered with the lack of sleep that are being studied recently. The circadian rhythm (the one which tell us whether to be awake or sleep) has been recently linked to obesity with new promising medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan Dr. Munnainathan
Family Medicine
4 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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I am experiencing feeling anxious and appetite changes (quality: increased appetite) .

I am experiencing  feeling anxious and appetite changes (quality: increased appetite) .

Anxiety: Hi, Thank you for your question. You could have depression/anxiety that you might feel better being treated. Contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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18 days into cycle. Is it normal to have increased appetite or does this mean i'm pregnant?

Increased appetite: In ; of itself is not diagnostic for any condition. Take pregnancy test if you miss period. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, . ...Read more

Dr. Alfredo Soto Dr. Soto
Psychiatry
22 years in practice
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Why does Paxil (paroxetine) make you gain weight, is it from increased appetite or something else. ?

Increase appetite : Paxil, (paroxetine) like other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, has been associated with weight changes. It appears to be driven by underlying appetite changes. ...Read more

Dr. Kim Kuhar Dr. Kuhar
Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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