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How To Increase Apetite In Toddlers
No need...: You dont need to worry about this in most toddlers. There are very few reasons for children to avoid eating to the point of poor growth. Ask your doctor to see your child's growth curve. If they are gaining weight well, then why are you worried? Truly, for toddlers, if they eat five solid meals a week and then little bits here and there, you have done your job. If food is available, kids are fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't think so: Normal toddlers don't need "appetite enhancers". They eat when they are hungry. If a toddler is not eating, the toddler is presumed not hungry. However, a few toddlers do have an eating problem. The pediatrician can check to see if there is a dietary issue, a developmental issue, etc... Growth can be measured every month for a few months to make sure all is well. Basic blood tests can be done. ...Read more
YES: If you are not able to gain weight you will need blood tests to check your nutritional status and metabolism. Multivitamins are excellent. Medication would only be a last resort after a full medical evaluation. ...Read more
Appetite ideas...: Appetite becomes normal as a previously healthy person overcomes an illness and recovers. Feeling well, being able to smell food aromas, having no nausea (nor other tummy symptoms), feeling happy, and socializing while eating, all lead to a better appetite. For those losing weight from cancer or aids, some take marijuana extracts or hormone supplements to maintain appetite and weight. ...Read more
How can i increase my apetite? i lost alot of weight from stress from alot of responsibilities and studies..
Exercise plus: Exercise helps a lot. This will boost u'r metabolism in a positive way and then U'r cells will need more nutrients. The other thing is to calm the acid down in your stomach. Would start with using Over Counter Prilosec or Prevacid in morning and Zantac in evening. Avoid caffeine, spicy food, alcohol, citrus, vinegar, cigarettes, tomato based stuffs. And finally research stress relieving techniques ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello, I'm 25 years,helthier, no diseases,181cm high,56kg weight,male, I'm too thin,I want a possible drug to increase my weight,my apetite is little.
Drugs to gain weight: are dangerous if no medical condition indicates their use. Better to eat higher protein such as eggs, dairy, etc. Exercise will tone up your body and help muscle mass. I'm glad your health is good. Enjoy that and focus on being a good person to others, neat and clean. Peace and good health. A smile goes a long way also. ...Read more
Picky eaters: Picky eating habits will drive most parents crazy.At 2 yr the grow rate has slowed to ~5lb/3inch/yr which is much slower than earlier.Feeding matches need. Most feed well 4days a month & nibble the rest.Single item days are common(breads, vegies, etc) & a balanced week is more common than a balanced meal. If you only offer nutritious choices, they will get what they need.Discuss with your dr. ...Read more
My energy is always drained and i have an increase in my apetite and weight gain,are sliming pills safe to loose weight and boost my energy ?
No, they are not: There are a number of medical conditions which can produce the symptoms you are describing, such as pregnancy or thyroid disorders. Dietary supplements intended to increase your energy and promote weight loss will likely be an additional burden on your body. Sensible diet, exercise and a complete physical with your physician are much better alternatives. ...Read more
In certain groups.: -loss of appetite is one of the signs of Folic Acid deficiency. -in preschool children with poor appetite Folic Acid given for 20 days increased hunger (2007). -rats on a diet without folate for 23 days had low weight, gained it after supplementation (1989). -folic acid is especially important in infancy, adolescence, pregnancy (it protects against ntds) when cells ; tissues are growing rapidly. ...Read more
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