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Wife nauseous w/ food aversions. Crave lean meat, salty food, and choc. No chkn,pork,fish. Headache/Nausea leaves w/ right food. PregTest=No,whats up?

Wife nauseous w/ food aversions. Crave lean meat, salty food, and choc. No chkn,pork,fish. Headache/Nausea leaves w/ right food. PregTest=No,whats up?

Get her seen: Whenever headache and nausea do not have an obvious cause, it is first necessary to rule disease of the brain in or out. Don't focus on food choices; this is probably not the key. A competent physician needs to work this up. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ideas to avoid food cravings?

Ideas to avoid food cravings?

Distraction: Find another healthy activity to replace them - eat healthy snacks such as fruits and vegetables throughout the day. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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Bad nausea after eating fried foods?

Bad nausea after eating fried foods?

Fat food nausea: 1.Stop eating them 2. Ask about gall stones in all of you family members. 3.Discuss with Dr. ...Read more

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Stomach pain after eating fried food or pizza?

Stomach pain after eating fried food or pizza?

"Heartburn": Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common cause of such symptoms ("heartburn"). If it's in the right side of your abdomen - it can also be due to gallbladder stones/other problems. What happens when you don't eat such foods? If improved, then avoid them. If you are having difficulty swallowing, black tarry stools, weight loss, or noticed any bleeding from your rectum- see a doctor immediately ...Read more

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Could eating sour food give you adrenaline?

Could eating sour food give you adrenaline?

Not connected: Sour food will not promote secretion of adrenaline. it may promote gastric acid excess. ...Read more

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Can I eat anything to curb menstrual food cravings?

Can I eat anything to curb menstrual food cravings?

Yes!: [1] eat whole grains. [2] avoid refined sugar roller coaster. [3] eat omega-3's [salmon, ground flaxseed]. [4] drink lots of water [5] avoid caffeine and alcohol. [6] limit extra salt, salty processed foods. [7] graze: eat smaller portions throughout the day instead of three big meals. [8] get moving 30-60 minutes every day [ok: not eating but still key]. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can methylprednisolone cause intense sweet food cravings?

Can methylprednisolone cause intense sweet food cravings?

YES: Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid used to treat inflammatory conditions. In general, Medrol (methylprednisolone) can cause weight gain. One mechanism for the weight gain is that it can cause cravings for many different types of food. ...Read more

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What's a food aversion?

What's a food aversion?

Repulsed by food. : When the thought or sight of a certain food makes you feel mentally or physically sick. Common in pregnancy. You don't actally have to eat it to feel this way. ...Read more

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Does bacteria that causes food poisoning make food look, taste, and smell unpleasant?

Not necessarily: Quite often the food does not look, smell or taste spoilt but still carries agents of food poisoning, including bugs, toxins and chemicals. ...Read more

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Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, ^ gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more

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Burp tastes and smells like vomit after eating flaming hot cheetos. Is this normal?

Burp tastes and smells like vomit after eating flaming hot cheetos. Is this normal?

Maybe: Chips and cheetos are cooked in olis that your body may have trouble digesting. It would be in your better interest to minimize your snacking habit of cheetos. ...Read more

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Could bulimia make food taste funny?

Could bulimia make food taste funny?

Yes: Anytime you recurrently force yourself to vomit, you can inflame or damage salivary glands so that some digestive enzymes are affected. Bulimia is an eating disorder that over-focuses on food. You need help to recover from this condition -- primary care physician, psychiatrist, psychologist, and nutritionist can all work together as a team. Please see your primary care doctor and begin. ...Read more

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Stomach sore to touch after drinking alcohol and eating spicey food?

Stomach sore to touch after drinking alcohol and eating spicey food?

Where is it sore?: And how much alcohol? Which spicy food? How long ago between when you ate, drank and onset of symptoms? Were you having any vomiting or diarrhea earlier?these are the questions that would help me better understand the nature of your problem. Without this information I'm afraid my advice won't be very specific.I do suggest though, that if the pain persists or is over the right upper abdomen,CMD2Day ...Read more

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Are food intolerances like msg and onion permanent?

Are food intolerances like msg and onion permanent?

Food Intolerance : Unfortunately they do tend to be permanent although they can fluctuate and sometimes regress in symptoms. ...Read more

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Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Reflux: Sounds like gastroesophageal reflux: see your gastroenterologist for endoscopy.! try antacids. H2blockers eyc ...Read more

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Could microwaving cooked food cause food poisoning?

Could microwaving cooked food cause food poisoning?

Not likely: It's more likely to prevent it, as microwaves can heat up food to a point such that harmful bacteria or their toxins are inactivated/killed. There is a rare chance if you are using non-microwave safe dishes, that microwaving could lead to toxic substances leaching into your food which could cause gastrointestinal upset/food poisoning. ...Read more

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Can dental implants cause loss of taste. Can taste or sense sweet, sour, salty, and spicy, but not taste foods.

Can dental implants cause loss of taste. Can taste or sense sweet, sour, salty, and spicy, but not taste foods.

Likely not: In 35 years of practice, never heard or read of this occurring. Typical implant placement sites do not go near the areas which provide these. I would suggest seeing an Oral Medicine specialist if these things have occurred. Further references might follow from there. Good Luck. ...Read more

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'i have an upset stomach after eating spicy food?

'i have an upset stomach after eating spicy food?

Common issue...: Please refer to the excellent, already posted, healthtap answers regarding diagnostic differential and treatment of dyspepsia/indigestion. Diet certainly plays a role in "stomach upset" as you imply. Moderate intake of spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeinated products, salicylates. ...Read more

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How to stop food cravings!?

How to stop food cravings!?

Eat healthy: Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! if you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more

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How can I control food cravings?

How can I control food cravings?

No simple answer: Please consult this site for ideas and suggestions. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the-facts-about-food-cravings. ...Read more

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Why are my food cravings so strong?

Why are my food cravings so strong?

We sometimes crave: foods which we are actually allergic to. Do an experiment. Don't eat the top food you crave for a week and see if you are more relaxed, think clearer, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I stop evening food cravings?

Psychology: Understand the reasons you eat in the evenings. Often people do not eat all day at work and then when home and relaxed and "safe" find they are hungry and hungry for carbs that increase our dopamine. Eat three meals a day, eat regularly, recognize why you do this, get outside in the evening and find ways to relax. ...Read more

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How can we satisfy sudden food cravings?

Craving: Don't let yourself to the point where your feel staved. ...Read more

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How can I beat late night food cravings?

How can I beat late night food cravings?

Try drinking a glass: Of water before picking up food. If you are craving food - consider a light vegetable snack instead. ...Read more

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How to satisfy my unhealthy food cravings?

How to satisfy my unhealthy food cravings?

One way of going: is to get tested for food sensitivities. We often crave the very foods that we are sensitive to. Great Plains Laboratory in KS has such a test. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can you stop late night food cravings?

How can you stop late night food cravings?

Binge eating tx: Modified cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy and dialectical behavior therapy. In addition pharmacotherapy with ssris is successful in transiently reducing binge-eating and body weight; the snri duloxetine is effective for reducing binge eating, and global severity of illness with an effect on body weight; both topiramate and sibutramine seem promising(ramacciotti et al 2013). ...Read more

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Why is it that i get sudden food cravings?

Lot of theories: None are perfect. These stem around complicated hormonal patterns. Other things that may be at play are classical conditioning like you may have heard related to Pavlov's dogs, stress, particular nutritional deficiencies and even physiologic addiction. ...Read more

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What should I do to control food cravings!?

What should I do to control food cravings!?

See below: Are you overeating or it's about food in general? See your primary care physician to help rule out anything medical. Also, see a clinical psychologist or psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders. Keep a food diary -- why eat? What did you feel before you ate? What are you feeling now? Write down even if your nibbling -- will help you monitor your food intake. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce food cravings?

Eat more often: Eating 5-6 small means per day is a great way to reduce cravings. Also, it is real important to eat breakfast. ...Read more

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Should people pay attention to food cravings?

Should people pay attention to food cravings?

Yes and No: Craving for eating ice or clay may mean that you have an iron deficiency (called pica). Most people just crave sweets, and those should be ignored -- eating sweets makes you fat. Who knows whether pregnant women wanting pickles in peanut butter are truly seeking nutrients that the baby is needing, but i won't argue with that one. In that case, i drive to the store to make mama happy! ...Read more

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What are some easy ways to curb food cravings?

What are some easy ways to curb food cravings?

Eat healthy: Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! if you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more

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Is there a way to not give in to food cravings?

Is there a way to not give in to food cravings?

Consider speaking: With a therapist. Breaking bad habits of any kind takes work. Cognitive behavioral therapy, dieting apps on your phone, hypnosis, are just a few possible therapeutic options or a combination oc techniques can help. Because you must keep eating ending an eating addiction is complex. You need to learn to make peace with food and choose healthier ones. Ask additional questions if you need to here. ...Read more

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Please help me with fighting bad food cravings!?

Please help me with fighting bad food cravings!?

Eat healthy: Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! if you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more

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How do I stop food cravings in order to do a fast?

How do I stop food cravings in order to do a fast?

Focus on benefits: Typically people feel overall more alive and energetic when eliminating processed foods and simple carbohydrates. Focusing on how good you feel, coupled with being sure that you are receiving enough protein and complex carbs (steel cut oats, vegetables) and water will reduce the cravings for candy/cake/cookies/ice cream/chips/soda, etc. Entering into your fast and post fast diet will be easier. ...Read more

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Please advise how to satisfy my salty food cravings?

Please advise how to satisfy my salty food cravings?

Products: You can try different products such as lite salt or no salt. There are also different spice combinations that may help such as ms. Dash. Try looking at the spice aisle in your grocery. ...Read more

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What are effective methods for fighting food cravings?

What are effective methods for fighting food cravings?

Seek help/food diary: It is well worth it to find a provider specializing in addiction and food to help you explore your eating issues. While you're searching for a provider, keep a food diary -- what happened before you started eating, how did you feel before and after you ate on the emotional level. The diary might help you to see patterns in your eating, which will be helpful in resolution of the problem. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are food cravings hormonally triggered?

Too complex: In a pure situation, a craving might suggest a real need in your body. It would be a natural way to guide a creature toward what is good at the time. We are mostly not pure. Many cravings are emotional and have little to do with need. Hormones may play a bit of a part too, but it might be indirect - working through emotional channels. It can be a mix of many things. Best! ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people curb their food cravings?

Good dietary program: All diet plans encourage drinking a lot of water , have regular meals without skipping and fill up with vegetables and fruit. Other people resort to diet pills and they are good while you are taking them but as soon as you stop, the craving comes back. Some have claimed that hypnotherapy also help. Regular exercise can also help control your cravings. Multivitamins also help. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Food Cravings (Definition)

Food cravings means a person strongly desires to eat more of certain foods. Some women during pregnancy have ...Read more