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If Your Not Eating Right What Are Some Things That Can Happen To Your Body
After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?
Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more
Many, many things: The statement "you are what you eat" has never seemed more true. Unhealthy diets contribute to many illnesses and risk factors including obesity, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, and heart disease. Generally, a healthy diet for most adults includes lots of fruits and vegetables, low salt, whole grains, healthy vegetable oils, lean meats or other protein sources, and balanced portion sizes. ...Read more
I have a lot of pain in my hole body and after diner i sllep in morning i test suger its 134 but after 6hour work its 98 still not eating anything ?
Blood sugar: Alice, blood glucose of 98 is great. Sometimes it is more in the morning as the body tries to jump start in a way. If you are feeling whole body ache or pain, it may be a sign of generalized disease like diabetes. Please see you physician and have appropriate blood work. Lack of proper exercise would also cause generalized fatigue. Good luck, hope you feel better. ...Read more
I was in the hospital for not eating or drinking for a long time and my body will not take in any food. How can I get better?
Slow tube feeding: You probably need to be refed very slowly over a long period of time and with physician supervision. In anorexics, they use tube feeding, over a long period of time and at a very slow rate. Fast introduction of food, can lead to electrolyte imbalance and possible death. ...Read more
I'm not eating very much and doing exercises with my body weight but instead of maintaining or loosing i'm gaining why is this happening?!?!:(
Weight loss...: If you are ingesting fewer calories than you are expending and not losing weight their may be a hormonal reason or other cause. Firstly make sure you are counting calories to know exactly what you are putting in your mouth. People tend to underestimate how much they eat. If you still cannot lose weight after closely monitoring your calories then see you physician for an evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
No!: Orthodox Jews fast on Yom Kippur every year for 25-26 hours without undue harm to their bodies or brains. ...Read more
Can not eating vegetables result in acidification of your body? (I eat it, just out of my curiosity)
Diet and Nutrition: Hi Oskar, not really. The actual pH of the blood stays constant at 7.4 pretty much independent of what foods are ingested. There are sensitive regulators in the body, such as in the kidneys, that control this. Urine pH may change, but blood pH is maintained. However, in situations such as uncontrolled diabetes, and kidney failure, blood pH may acidify or even be aggravated by diet choices. ...Read more
Fatigue: Body can not feel fatigue from not eating any type of meats. we get energy from healthy, nutritious and balanced diet which includes Protein, fat, carbohydrates, Vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. Non-meat sources of Protein are-Milk, Yogurt, cheese, grains an various Beans. fatigue can be due to not being able to cope with stressors in life. Please see a Therapist and a Nutritionist. ...Read more
If not eating enough over long periods of time cause the liver to enlarge because the body is storing food as fat or sugar ? Or another reasons ?
Introducing bland foods back into my body after 2 weeks of not eating, now getting a burning feeling right below the sternum and slight nausea.
Can drinking alcohol excessively and not being hydrated and not eating great affect the body negatively- even if the general blood panels look normal?
700 calories per day.Not eating any carbs or animal related foods.Stop eating after 10am.Will body burn the calories at the end of day? No gym tho!
Severe Diet!: This is a severe diet. 700 calories/day is less than half of the metabolic requirements of an adult at rest without any physical activity. It is too severe and can result in kidney damage. Not eating after 10am means you aren't fueling your body during the times when your body needs it the most. Please consult a doctor to discuss your needs and a healthy diet and exercise plan. Best wishes. ...Read more
Your advise was therapy for past trauma and not eating /sleeping well. When i read your reply my body was hurting and chest tight. How do i open up?
Chest tight/ myalgi: I think it may be best for you to join health tap prime or concierge health tap so you can have a physician and therapist to talk to regularly , as an open forum is not the best modality for treatment. Camomille tea may be a bit relaxing but you do need to speak to someone live for an extended period. Follow up with a local therapist or health tape prime or a concierge health tap physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dad with Parkinson's Lewy bodys.Dx 6 yrs. In nursing home.Rapid decline past 3 wks.Sleeping most of day, not eating.Cant sit.What could be cause? Ideas?
110 sugar fasting no family history exercise daily not over weight not eating too much sweet things what i am doing wrong?
Don't blame yourself: Hi. If you're not overweight, and you have a healthy lifestyle, don't blame yourself. It doesn't sound like you're doing anything wrong. Don't forget, there are other conditions and drugs that can cause glucose intolerance. And autoimmune diabetes can occur at any age. Continue to live healthily, and follow your blood glucose. If you suspect type 1, check type 1 autoantibodies. Good luck! ...Read more
Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Balanced, low carb: Research shows that vegetarians have significantly lower risks of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure as well as alzheimer's disease. There is even evidence that vegetarians are less prone to depression. Avoiding these conditions is likely to lead to a long & healthy life! see www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/20515497 & www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2009/07/090701103002.Htm. ...Read more
As opposed to?: I don't fully understand what you are asking. Do you mean a healthy vegetarian diet vs. An unhealthy vegetarian diet? Vs. A healthy non-vegetarian diet? While a healthy vegetarian diet tends to be good for most people, studies of cultures known for health and longevity conducted by weston price and others found these indigenous diets always included some meats (wild/organic). Please clarify. ...Read more
It does not get any : No food means no energy. It is like a car without fuel in it. So food is what gives us energy. If you do not eat food, your body starts to break down your flesh/muscles and you become weaker and lose weight...So it is not a good idea to stop eating altogether. If you want to lose weight, eat less than normal but you still need to eat about half to two thirds of your usual normal intake of food. ...Read more
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