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For what reasons might i be hungry an hour after eating a big meal?

For what reasons might i be hungry an hour after eating a big meal?

Appetite: Hunger is determined by the appetite center in the brain, genetics and habits. You will hve to find foods which are more filling and can sustain you longer, also you may have to rule out medical or psych causes. ...Read more

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How come i feel starving two hours after eating a big meal?

Diet not balanced: If you're eating the appropriate amount of protein, fat and carbs in your diet, your meal should last you until your next meal-only need a snack-100 calories- between meals. If your diet is high in carbs( sweets, starches snacks, juices, sodas- they will provide you with instant rise in sugar but it only lasts 1 hour or so , then your blood sugar drops- creating cravings and you are now starving. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate go to 100-115 after eating a big meal?

Why does my heart rate go to 100-115 after eating a big meal?

Heart rate: After a big meal your body shunts blood to the intestines to handle digestion. That blood shunting may result in the heart speeding up to compensate for it. ...Read more

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Hello I'm 5'5 and my BMI is at 30 and a male, I feel like I've been losing weight. Even after eating a big meal no weight gain.. Could this be diabete?

Hello I'm 5'5 and my BMI is at 30 and a male, I feel like I've been losing weight. Even after eating a big meal no weight gain.. Could this be diabete?

Possible: Hi. Unintended weight loss can be seen with undiagnosed/untreated diabetes, but with other conditions as well. Is there a family history of diabetes? Do you have any other symptoms (up at night to pee, blurred vision, fatigue, thirst, etc)? Diabetes is easy to test for. Your BMI suggests possibility of unhealthy lifestyle. Eat healthily and exercise regularly, and of course, don't smoke. Good luck ...Read more

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Does sleeping immediately after eating cause weight gain? Some tell me this is just a myth. Im not eating an extra meal, just eating my dinner late

Does sleeping immediately after eating cause weight gain? Some tell me this is just a myth. Im not eating an extra meal, just eating my dinner late

Eat late- raise wt: Research suggests it's not sleeping after eating but eating late that causes weight gain- those who eat late ; stay up for several hours after gain more weight. I don't advise sleeping immediately after eating- stay sitting or standing at least an hour to avoid reflux. See http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/news/20110614/eat-late-gain-weight ; my comment for another link. ...Read more