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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
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.
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
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
Hello. Can the body feel fatigue from not eating any type of meats at least once or twice a week?
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
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