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Increased Appetite But Losing Weight
Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?
Diabetes: Hi. That would be diabetes until proven otherwise. It's easy to test for. If you're diabetic and not overweight/obese, it's more likely type 1; if it's diabetes and you are overweight/obese, it's more likely type 2. Please don't ignore this. See your doc and get tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
I have an increased appetite and have been eating more but am losing weight. What medical condition can cause this? Fyi I am going through menopause.
How do I deal with increased appetite from not having Adderall? I have gained 10 lbs and gone from 100 lbs to 108 lbs. I need to lose this weight now.
Diabetes: Diabetes also causes excessive thirst, lots of trips to the toilet to pee particularly at night. Go to the doctor, make an appointment for early in the day, don't eat any breakfast and let him or her know you want your blood glucose level tested and to know your hemoglobin a1c. These are the test needed to establish a diagnosis. Diabetes is a very treatable disease, catch it early. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About to start Lexapro for anxiety, but worried about weight gain. Is the gain typically due to increased appetite or chemical component in lexapro?
Med wt gain blues...: Weight gain is associated with almost all antidepressants except bupropion (wellbutrin). The drug company likes to say Lexapro is different, in my clinical experience, it's not. Gain is usually mild (under 10lbs). The mechanisms involved are not well established fluid retention may play a role. Solution: stay active, watch the carbs, and be accepting of a cpl lbs in order to be depression free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does Lithium's side effect "weight gain" appears because of increased appetite that Lithium causes, or it comes by some other mechanism?
Lithium: Increased thirst leading to consumption of high calorie drinks has been implicated in weight gain from lithium. Lithium caused hypothyroidism is another possible factor. Blood tests including thyroid levels should be done periodically while taking lithium. People taking lithium require careful medical supervision. ...Read more
1 why does seroquel cause food craving? 2 to what extent? 3 what is the solution for weight gain and increased appetite while on seroquel?
Antihisatmine: Seroquel or quetiapine exerts its main effects via the blockage of Dopamine receptors. A common side effect is weight gain and food craving which occurs secondarily to the blockage of histamine receptors. Unfortunately, little can be done to combat the weight gain aside from dietary modification. There are alternative antidepressants that cause less weight gain. Ask your doctor about these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How would citalopram cause weight gain? Is it increased appetite or does it maybe slow the thyroid down or something like that?
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