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Many things.: Lack of appetite is called anorexia. Not to be confused with anorexia nervosa. Many things can cause lack of appetite, mood disorders such as depression or anxiety could contribute. Are you saying you don't eat as much, or that you're not eating food at all. Are you overweight or thin? Have you had unwanted weight loss? See your doctor. ...Read more
Eating habits: Through self control and being consistent and motivated. ...Read more
Healthy foods: Overall, there are no foods that will give you "six-pack abs, " but eating well with healthy non-fattening foods in combination with a regimented exercise program geared towards toning your abs is what you need. Avoid fats and carbohydrates if you need to lose weight to get started. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: However, low impact aerobics and strength training will help quite a bit. Get to the gym. ...Read more
What to do if I do not eat unhealthy (i.e I hate soda and never eat fast food). I do eat some not so great foods, what foods should I avoid?
At least you care: Hi. I congratulate you for caring about your diet. The average American diet sucks. My simple "avoid" list: fast food, processed food, saturated fat, high fat, white flour, white rice, sugar. The "do eat" list: whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits & veggies, lean meats, healthy oils (canola & olive), nonfat dairy. And of course exercise regularly and don't smoke. To your good health! ...Read more
Hello, I m now 24 yrs now. I never eat vegetables. Now my health still ok. What kind of medicine should I take? I'm girl. 69kg n 5'3" tall.
I just ate waffles w/ new maple syrup I've never tried, & it was too sweet. I noticed it has 53g of sugars! We never eat that much sugar! Will I be ok?
First be checked: Make sure that you have no thyroid disorder, parasite or health problem. If you do not then you are a very lucky individual and enjoy life. ...Read more
I usually eat breakfast only because I have too, and never eat eggs. But lately that's all I want! Why? Is it because I need something they have?
Unanswerable: There is nothing here to give you a lesson or a diagnosis or any information. It is a curiosity and it will probably change or disappear soon. This is not a disease or a condition. ...Read more
I am terrified to gain weight. I am 16, 5'9, 133 lbs, I eat about 1500 calories, never eat at night and exercise a little, am I going to gain weight?
Assuming: You are accurately estimating your calorie intake, it is unlikely that you would gain weight. Currently, at your age/height/weight, you are burning about 1600-1800 calories a day with very little exercise. So actually, the expectation would be that you maintain or actually lose weight very slowly. ...Read more
Sir from my childhood days I never eat bitter foods, but I eat sweets a lot. Even if I eat a lot, my face always looks thin (wt 66)is it because of worms?
Hard to tell: A stool sample could be analysed for evidence of tapeworm or other similar agent. Blood tests can also give some evidence. However, some people are thin because they have the genetics/metabolism for it. ...Read more
Eat fish that tend: To have lower mercury levels. Fish with very high potential mercury levels include: shark, swordfish, marlin, king mackerel, big eye & ahi tuna, orange roughy & tilefish. ...Read more
Lifestyle change: The best and most radical would be to adopt a fitness-focused lifestyle in which your life centers around aerobic exercise and the people who excel at it. It will involve new friends, new ways of spending your time, and a restructuring of self-concept and relationships. They won't offer you lousy food. But the alternative -- continuing to binge -- puts your life in danger. ...Read more
I never eat breakfast but when I eat lunch straight after I get diarrhoea. Also pains in my back at the top in the middle and on the right.
Lactose intolerance?: Recommend keeping a food diary for a week or two and see if the symptoms are related to any particular foods. If one eats dairy for a meal and experiences general bloating, discomfort and diarrhea soon after, that suggests lactose intolerance. Food allergies may also trigger abdominal pain and diarrhea, though vomiting is more common. ...Read more
Is it normal to think that 800-900 calories a day is way to much? I think so. I never eat more then 1000 and I'm completely obsessed with calorie counting. Is this normal?
You use energy no matter what you're doing, even when sleeping. Your basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the number of calories you'd burn if you stayed in bed all day. Check out http://www. Bmi-calculator. Net/bmr-calculator/
from this you can determine your daily calorie needs by multiplying your BMR by a ratio. Check out http://www. Bmi-calculator. Net/bmr-calculator/harris-benedict-equation/. ...Read more
Fish odour from behind ears not usual about 9mos since notice oily happens ea day wash am and pm continues to return never eat fish
You: You may be dealing with an infectious process. There are cases where a skin infection can present behind the folds of the ears often producing a foul odor, which could possibly smell like fish. Try over the counter neosporin twice a day for a week. If the odor does not go away, then ypu may need to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Dr. I don't hve appetite to eat and no hungry. But I never eat for 3days ready once I see the food like want ti vomit and im so weak ready.
See a doctor: This is a very disturbing set of symptoms and could be caused by several serious illnesses. I recommend that you see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have hyperthyroidism and I never have a appetite and when I do I can never eat all of my food... Help what can I do, I keep losing weight?
I retch when I eat dry food eg cake, biscuits & can never eat dry food unless I have water. Always been like this. Also when nervous eg presentations?
Swallowing trouble: Swallowing trouble can reflect problems when moving food from mouth to upper esophagus (tranfer dysphagia) or when moving food down esophagus (transit dysphagia). Partial obstruction of esophagus may "hang-up" dry solid foods but typically allow liquids to pass. Motility disorders may "hang-up" both solids as well as liquids. Eosinophilic esophagitis possible, as is anxiety-related spasm. See doc. ...Read more
My father's cholesterol level is 260, is it ok if he eats egg once a week or he should never eat something which is a high cholesterol food?
Yes: A once a week egg would be fine but overall following the mediterranean drier is probably most beneficial! ...Read more
I have peanut allergy. Do I need to limit my dating partners to those who NEVER eat peanuts? Can enough peanut protein be transferred through kissing?
Peanut allergy: This would depend on how allergic you are. Ask the Dr who tested you. ...Read more
I haven't had a period in years. This passed May I had one. Now I feel naseous on n off n craving for food that I never eat. Also my left breast is aching?
Woke up severely nauseated, feeling faint, pressure at pit of stomach, flushed, gagging, burping tuna taste that I never eat, feeling bloated, tired?
Should pass: Probably related to some component of the food including preformed toxin or some inflammatory condition (viral/ bacterial), all tagged under either food poisoning or gastroenteritis. This should pass, avoid dairy for a couple of days, drink water, liquids, dry toast etc, give it about 24 - 48 hrs, should improve. Unlikely will take longer, you may have an associated diarrhea as well in this case. ...Read more
Hi good morning from Phil me ask question. Bcoz I have overian procedure 4months ago. Is it OK bcoz all my frend told me never to eat all kind of meat?
No: Correlation with ovarian issues and meat you may choose to be a vegetarian but it will have no effect on your ovaries either way ...Read more
The roof of my mouth itches but I never really eat anything around the time that it happens. Any ideas?
My 2 1/2 mo never crys to eat she sleep from midnight til 9am and never woke up once and when she did I waited to see and nothing why?
Are her growth &: Development progressing normally? Is she alert & active when awake, gooing & cooing reciprocally, & raising her head 90 degrees when in prone? What did her pediatrician say when you expressed your concerns at her 2-month check-up? Take her back in for head circumference, weight & length, physical & neurological exams & ask her dr. If (s)he thinks referrals to specialists are needed. ...Read more
My two year old won't eat! He never wants to eat. E will go two and three days what do I do? He has loose bowels everyday 4-5 times a day
More info please: Is he growing well? How much does he drink? I often find that children who 'don't eat' are filling up on liquid. Measure how many oz are in his cup, and record everything he drinks for 3 days in a row, as well as everything he eats, #wet diapers, and #bms. Take this information to your doctor, for an accurate, personalized answer. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm never hungry, I eat small meals when I do eat, I have 3 kids so I barely exercise, and I eat sensibly (no junk). Yet losing weight is impossible?
It is not impossible:
1st of all do you need to lose weight? Depends on the age of your kids. Keep a calorie in/out log. There are phone apps 4 this. Get your kids active and participate in the activities, be constructive, make up new games, get active out side with them. Joining in their play will be helpful.
Good luck! ...Read more
What is a good food diet to start out ob rreally don't like to many vegetables but anything else ill eat? Never had to go go on a diet beforeany opion
Foods first.... White bread, white flour based foods, processed foods, sugar; that is a good place to start... Then add salads, fresh fruit, and try fresh vegetables... Much better than canned or frozen and taste so much better
get outside and get fresh air and exercise too. ...Read more
I m diabetic for 9 years, taking Istamet 50/500 mg and pioz MF 7.5, 2 times. Now I am not feeling hungry. Never desires to eat. What test you prescr?
Hiccoughs are: Caused by irritation of diaphragm from adjacent structures, such as distended stomach. This explains partially why you get them after eating. Try eating more slowly. If it persists, get to a doctor to exclude another cause of irritation. If none is found, your doctor can treat with meds. ...Read more
Why after I eat and only after I eat without fail I feel sick, nausea to my stomach. And only when I eat, never any other time?
I have two little black spots on the side of my tongue. They don't hurt but I'm worried. I've never smoked. I eat healthy. I'm 16.
Have it looked at: It's unlikely something serious but should be looked at. See your physician or dentist or you can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem with an online consultation here at Health Tap Several images of the involved areas in sharp focus and including closeups and wide angle would be helpful. ...Read more
I sometimes swallow hard but never when I eat food or drink something. I only swallow hard when I just swallow spit or air. No pain. Sound normal or no?
It's Not a Problem: If you have a hard time swallowing occasionally, you probably do not have a medical problem. If concerned, see your PCP for consultation. ...Read more
Being feeling cold all the time. Never hungry or eat very little. Sometimes get pains in my tummy like sharp pains. Sometimes I feel sick without being sick. But other times I am sick. What could these be signs of?
Evaluation..: If you google your particular symptoms, you'll find they can coincide with just about anything under the sun. That can be scary! But sometimes people just have these little aches and pains and symptoms that turn out to be nothing. The only way to get it sorted out is to have a thorough history and physical exam by your doctor. Best of luck! ...Read more