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Dr. Heidi Fowler
2,084 doctors shared insights

Losing Weight (Definition)

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


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What causes fatigue, severe nausea, loss of appetite and weight gain?

What causes fatigue, severe nausea, loss of appetite and weight gain?

Pregnancy and : A multitude of other conditions. See a doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Constant headache, lack of sleep, loss of appetite, weight gain ?

Constant headache, lack of sleep, loss of appetite, weight gain

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These are symptoms: of depression, but could be caused by a myriad of physical conditions, which need to be addressed and eliminated first. Start with a visit to your MD, then after that, follow his/her recommendations for further care. You're 16. This is an age of great turmoil--socially, academically, personally. You might need some support to get through it. Hang in there--all adults have done this. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue weakness loss of appetite?

Many possibilities: This set of symptoms could be due to many many things — depression, anemia, glandular disorders, a tumor, toxic exposure, etc. , to name a few. Best to get checked by your primary care doctor as a first step. ...Read more

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Cannot quench extreme thirst. Appetite decreased, weight loss, bruising, headaches, hip and leg pain along w dull ache, fatigue, insomnia, diarrhea?

Cannot quench extreme thirst. Appetite decreased, weight loss, bruising, headaches, hip and leg pain along w dull ache, fatigue, insomnia, diarrhea?

Run to Dr.: This combination of symptoms suggests possible severe illness and requires immediate medical attention. Schedule appointment to see doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause blurred vision memory loss and headaches?

Can pregnancy cause blurred vision memory loss and headaches?

Signs of trouble: Blurred vision, headaches & memory loss are worrisome in pregnancy. They are seen in pregnancy induced high blood pressure.You should call your ob's answering service noe and seek advice directly. ...Read more

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Feel lightheaded headache ans sickly loss of appetite mood swings?

Feel lightheaded headache ans sickly loss of appetite mood swings?

Physical/emotional: Get this checked out by your primary care doc. Could be a medical health issue, mental health issue, or a combination of both. Once evaluated a treatment plan could include psychotherapy and/or medication. Good luck! ...Read more

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Fatigue, dizzy, pain under ribs, weakness, thirst, loss of appetite, nausea?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Multi symptoms: As i read thru this, several things come to mind, especially fibromyalgia. Consult with your doctor for evaluation & workup. ...Read more

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Confusion about weight loss diets?

Confusion about weight loss diets?

Balanced diet: Weight loss needs caloric restriction and incease in physical activity. Eat plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grain preprations in moderations, reduce fat, especilly saturated fat intake and increase physical activity. There is no magic diet, find one that you can stick to, is balanced. And low in calories. ...Read more

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Loss of appetite frontal lobe headaches and nausea.

Loss of appetite frontal lobe headaches and nausea.

I do not: think you can determine if headaches are "frontal lobe" in nature. If you mean headaches in the front of your head the most common cause is sinusitis! The loss of appetite/nausea are probably UNRELATED! In any case at age 25 these are most likely NOT serious complaints...seek the advice of your PCP (primary Care Provider) and BTW get your eyes checked as well! Dr Z ...Read more

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Migraine problems, weight loss and gains ?

Migraine problems, weight loss and gains ?

See a HA specialist: is chronic neurological disorder associated with focal neurologic deficit, alterations in cerebral blood flow and headache. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. ...Read more

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Headache Bloated High temp Mood swings Memory loss Fatigue Lack of appetite Help??

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Lack of appetite 
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High temp: If you are running a high fever and you have significant symptoms it is a good idea to see a doctor in person to examine you and diagnose. Once this is accomplished, your doctor can give you antipyretic and analgesic medicine to treat your fever and pain respectively. There may be anti infective treatment your physician will suggest. Remember to bring your medicine if any and know your allergies. ...Read more

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Does hydrocephalus cause extreme weight loss?

Does hydrocephalus cause extreme weight loss?

Hydrocephalus: I am not aware of hydrocephalus typically causing "extreme weight loss" - most patients with treated hydrocephalus have normal feeding patterns. ...Read more

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What can cause memory loss, light-headedness, mood swings, blurred vision & migraines?

What can cause memory loss, light-headedness, mood swings, blurred vision & migraines?

Lots of things: Head trauma and space occupying lesions like SDH, brain tumors and hydrocephalus can do this. iron deficiency alone can produce headaches and most of the symptoms mentioned ...Read more

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Severe headaches, dizzy spells frequently, short-term memory loss, tumor?

Severe headaches, dizzy spells frequently, short-term memory loss, tumor?

Possibly: Many causes for this are possible. Seek a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Feels like weight on left side of chest, headache on left side, unintentional weight loss, dizzy&lightheaded when standing followed by black for a sec?

Feels like weight on left side of chest, headache on left side, unintentional weight loss, dizzy&lightheaded when standing followed by black for a sec?

Symptoms but too: little data to make much reliable sense of situation. The only issue c/w symptoms is likelihood of systolic BP being low for a moment on standing & c/w "black", presuming tunneling &/or loss of vision "for a sec". Physicians are just fellow humans, vary far from omniscient beings. Your primary physician is always yourself, no one else. Work to lean anatomy, physiology & make sense of situation. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Lose Weight (Definition)

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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more