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Dr. John Landi
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Increased Appetite (Overview)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than he has typically felt.


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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. John Landi
164 Doctors shared insights

Increased Appetite (Overview)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than he has typically felt.


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18 days into cycle. Is it normal to have increased appetite or does this mean I'm pregnant?

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

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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

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What causes the weight gain associated with anti-depressant drugs: slowed metabolism, increased appetite, increased insulin resistance, other?

All of the above: It is possible the underlying condition resulting in the use of medication could be a problem. If 25-oh vit d 3 levels are normal, free T4 levels are normal, and cortisol is not high in the evening, eating 6 small equal meals, managing stress skillfully, and moving though the day with some thing as simple as pretend jump roping for 60 minutes spread out in 1-2 minute intervals should help. ...Read more

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If I take the pill YAZ (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) can stay with increased appetite?

Question: I'm not quite certain what your question is? Does YAZ (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) increase your appetite? All birth control pills "can" increase your appetite, but not necessarily. If women gain weight on birth control pill, it's typically because they are actually eating more than normal, not that the pill caused them to gain weight. Most women, however, do not change their weight or their appetite on the pill. ...Read more

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How come when I don't get enough sleep I have a pooor appetite I know some people have increased appetite with lack of sleep but I have a lack of appetite with less sleep?

How come when I don't get enough sleep I have a pooor appetite I know some people have increased appetite with lack of sleep but I have a lack of appetite with less sleep?

Impaired functioning: Sleep is one of the most critical functions your body needs and is critical to all other functions. Poor sleep schedules can lead to physical and psychological health problems. Everyone responds differently but most people, whether they recognize it or not have impaired reaction times and diminished cognitive functioning following poor sleep. Nourish your body with good food regardless! ...Read more

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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