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I got to sick from not eating?

I got to sick from not eating?

So eat: If you got sick from not eating, why wouldn't you eat. You body likes to have a regular schedule. Try and eat at the same time everyday. This allows your stomach to prepare itself for the food you are about to eat and digest it properly. When you don't eat, the stomach acid is there waiting for food and that may be why you felt sick. ...Read more

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What is the effect of not eating in night?

What is the effect of not eating in night?

Avoiding eating: The last couple of hours prior to bedtime can be helpful for quality of sleep. Take care. ...Read more

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Can not eating make you to lose your apetite?

Can not eating make you to lose your apetite?

Yes it does: If you don't eat, you start burning the fat reserves in your body and that produces ketones and causes ketosis, which makes you loose your appetite. ...Read more

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How common is it to be sick after not eating?

How common is it to be sick after not eating?

Depends: Depends on what you mean by being sick. Obviously people need to eat to survive and would not feel well going without food for a long time. Perhaps you can tell us more about what your symptoms are and how long it took to appear after the last meal. ...Read more

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What is the disadvantages of not eating vegetables?

What is the disadvantages of not eating vegetables?

Multiple: Vitamin A, C and mineral deficiency with a risk of eye disease iron deficiency anemia, slow healing wounds. increased risk of heart disease, Diabetes, stroke and much more. If you don, t fill up on vegetables, something else will fill you up. So make every effort to incorporate vegetables in your meals ...Read more

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How can not eating enough affect your mental health?

How can not eating enough affect your mental health?

Eat for health: Severely inadequate nutrition could cause all sorts of mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, or even delirium. At milder levels, inadequate blood sugar causes decreases in "willpower" or self control. To be at one's best mentally requires being at one's best nutritionally. ...Read more

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How much weight can I iose by not eating for a week?

How much weight can I iose by not eating for a week?

3500CALS/1 LB: Depends on your present weight and bmr. Say for example if you need 2000 cals to maintain your weight (your bmr+clories burnt by daily activity)if you starve you will be minus 2000x7=14000 cals divide by 3500 equals 4
so you will loose 4 lbs of real body weight
you can calculate similarly for other daily calories requirements for others. ...Read more

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When should I be concerned about my child not eating?

When should I be concerned about my child not eating?

It depends on: Whether there are signs of illness and whether he is not eating at all and not drinking at all, or if it's just less than usual. I would recommend you call his pediatrician who can examine him and see if there's an underlying reason for this and if there is weight loss, dehydration or other signs that need treatment. ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose from not eating for 3 weeks?

How much weight can I lose from not eating for 3 weeks?

3500CALS/1 LB: Depends on your present weight and bmr. Say for example if you need 2000 cals to maintain your weight (your bmr+clories burnt by daily activity)if you starve you will be minus 2000x7=14000 cals divide by 3500 equals 4.So 3weeks is 12lbs
so you will loose 12 lbs of real body weight
you can calculate similarly for other daily calories requirements for others. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pass out from not eating enough food?

Yes: Not taking enough food, especially if you are not taking in enough water can make you pass out. ...Read more

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Is not eating for around 14 hours really terrible for me?

Not eating: 14 hours of not eating is not bad for yoiu unless youi have a medical problem that it would complicate, for instance diabetes. Many have nearly a 14 hour fast from dinner to breakfast, especialy an early dinner. Musliims fast during the day during ramadon. ...Read more

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Does not eating make you gain weight instead of losing it?

Does not eating make you gain weight instead of losing it?

Starvation: Starvation in the short term will cause dehydration and some weight loss. But it also turns down all of the metabolic processes in the body causing the body to hold onto calories at nearly all cost. In the end those who try to starve themselves to thinness often get more obese when they start eating again since the body is not metabolizing correctly. Starvation diets are some of the most danger. ...Read more

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Can not eating a lot lighten your flow and make it earlier?

Can not eating a lot lighten your flow and make it earlier?

Yes: If you are restricting your calories excessively or have an eating disorder such as bulimia, this can definitely affect your periods. ...Read more

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What health issues are associated with not eating enough food?

What health issues are associated with not eating enough food?

Malnutrition: Not eating enough food or proper nutrients leads to abnormalities in cellular health and function. This leads to deficiencies in function of many organs in the body too numerous to list. Common sense should tell you how to correct bad eating habits, but if you need help, schedule one visit with a registered dietician at your hospital. ...Read more

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How do I know if I'm exercising too much and not eating enough?

How do I know if I'm exercising too much and not eating enough?

Weight loss: If you are feeling tired all the time and losing weight, then you are probably exercising too much and not eating enough. ...Read more

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What is a way I can trigger my appetite if I'm not eating enough?

What is a way I can trigger my appetite if I'm not eating enough?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting-related anorexia may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, biliary &pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. ...Read more

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If your not eating right what are some things that can happen to your body?

If your not eating right what are some things that can happen to your body?

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

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to drop 100 pounds by not eating?

Starvation: If you attempt to lose 100 pounds by not eating (assuming that you drink water as much as you need), you probably will have about25 days before you become morbidly ill. If you need to /want to lose 100 pounds seek the help of your family doctor and a good nutritionist to do this steadily and safely. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get chips out of your system? Other than not eating them.

What is a good way to get chips out of your system? Other than not eating them.

Can't: The chips breakdown quickly and if you want the calories out then walk 4 miles for every handful of chips. ...Read more

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Can not eating for 17 hours cause permanent damage or permanent change to your body?

Can not eating for 17 hours cause permanent damage or permanent change to your body?

No!: Orthodox Jews fast on Yom Kippur every year for 25-26 hours without undue harm to their bodies or brains. ...Read more

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What are the effects of me not eating (fasting) every so often for maybe a day at a time?

What are the effects of me not eating (fasting) every so often for maybe a day at a time?

Decrease: Your metabolism decreases when you occasionally fast as your body thinks it needs to retain resources rather than use them. ...Read more

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Why would I wake up an my fasting be 92 an 10 minutes later with still not eating it'd be 102?

Body balance: As you arise your body can begin to elaborate things like epinephrine, the get going hormone, which can boost your blood sugar.There are other hormonal factors that stress or the drive to get started in the morning can bring out. Such a reading may also be within the range of common error of some home monitoring devices. ...Read more

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I love food. I like eat too much. Please give me some ways on how I could tolerate not eating?

I love food. I like eat too much. Please give me some ways on how I could tolerate not eating?

Overeating: Consider why you eat and what you eat. You are young and may have social circumstance where poor food choices are or where food is always present and linked to emotions not hunger. Keep a food diary. Have healthy choices available. Eat when hungry otherwise only sample for taste. ...Read more

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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

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I am not eating well. I keep loosing my appetite, what can I do to get my appetite back and gain my weight?

I am not eating well. I keep loosing my appetite, what can I do to get my appetite back and gain my weight?

Consider this: Oftentimes in my medical practice, decreased appetite and weight loss may be due to more psychological issues going on such as stress or depression. You should talk to your primary care physician about this. ...Read more

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Not eating right, losing lot weight, drs says its anziety can this be true, as there's nothing phyical going on?

Not eating right, losing lot weight, drs says its anziety can this be true, as there's nothing phyical going on?

Anx & wet loss: Yes, this can be quite true. Weight loss is commonly associated with moderate to severe anxiety. Some patients notice they have a loss of appetite or even feel nauseated a good deal if the time, and others feel fairly certain they've been eating just the same, but the pounds keep coming off. When properly treated, if anxiety is the cause, the weight is most commonly regained. Be well! :) ...Read more

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I have gained about 15 pounds in 3 months. I am concerned about this. I am not eating anymore and go to PT. Thanks, Liz?

I have gained about 15 pounds in 3 months. I am concerned about this. I am not eating anymore and go to PT. Thanks, Liz?

See your MD: First, you need to eat, so do not starve yourself. It could be your thyroid or some other metabolic condition, like a prolactinoma. It may also be water weight you are retaining in your legs or abdomen which should be checked out. ...Read more