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Doctor insights on: Why Do You Lose Your Appetite When You Fall In Love

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Why do you lose your appetite when you fall in love?

Why do you lose your appetite when you fall in love?

Strong emotion: Love is a strong emotion, not everyone who falls in love lose their appetite though;however some may be so captivated by the opposite sex that she/he may even forget that they need to eat to survive. ...Read more

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Why do I lose my appetite when I'm with the girl I love?

On your mind: You may have other things on your mind, and just don't think about eating. ...Read more

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I love chewing gum. Can chewing it make me eat less make me lose appitite?

I love chewing gum. Can chewing it make me eat less make me lose appitite?

Weight: I would not rely on gum chewing as a method to lose weight. If you lose any weight it will be quite minimal. Best. ...Read more

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Can antidepressants make you lose your appetite?

Can antidepressants make you lose your appetite?

Depends: Many antidepressants may cause some mild nausea early in treatment that goes away, and can reduce your appetite. Medication which increase serotonin increase your appetite (e.g. Zoloft, prozac, celexa, paxil). Wellbutrin, (bupropion) which works through increasing Dopamine in your synapses is the only antidepressant that can be an appetite suppressant. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter medication to help you lose your appetite and no eat so much?

Nothing good!: You need to cultivate the will to control your eating, alter your behavior and eat modestly by taking smaller portions. Also you can use fillers with low energy like use ample amounts of salads, vegetables and fruits instead of starches and meats. If you practive this change at each meal time, you will lose weight! ...Read more

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Can flu turn you away from food and make you lose your appetite?

Can flu turn you away from food and make you lose your appetite?

Viral illnesses: Such as the flu can decrease your appetite and desire to eat. Key to stay well hydrated drinking plenty of fluids and eating soft foods as tolerated. ...Read more

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What to do when you lose your appetite from nervous overeating of junk?

What to do when you lose your appetite from nervous overeating of junk?

Don't eat junk: There's nothing to do if you already ate junk. Obviously you should avoid it in the future. If it's just a bad habit, stay conscious of what you eat, don't have junk food at hand (try healthy snacks instead), and have family/friends support you. If nervousness is the underlying problem, check the many healthtap answers about how to handle nervousness or anxiety. ...Read more

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Does amitriptyline have a side affect that makes you lose your appetite?

Does amitriptyline have a side affect that makes you lose your appetite?

Not usually: Amitriptylene generally stimulates your appetite. But there are other GI effects like constipation and even nausea in some -- if this happens, you might lose your appetite. Nausea is much more common with ssri antidepressants than amitriptylene, though. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose your appetite when taking Wellbutrin (bupropion)?

It depends: While Wellbutrin (bupropion) is considered a weight neutral antidepressant, losing one's appetite is not necessarily expected. However, you will be less likely to gain weight from it. If your depression has led to a weight gain due to emotional eating, you may find that the urge to eat like that will decrease as the medicine reduces your depression. ...Read more

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Can poison ivy make you lose your appetite?

Not by itself: However if you can't sleep or have had a severe case of poison ivy especially when complicated by an infection, you may lose appetite. Most of the time, it is just intensely itchy. ...Read more

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Can brain damage make you lose your appetite?

Can brain damage make you lose your appetite?

Yes, it can: Brain trauma depending on which lobe in the brain affected, can cause anorexia or loss of appetite. ...Read more

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Please tell me what in Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) makes you lose your appetite?

Stimulant effect: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant (amphetamine) that can cause a decrease in appetite. ...Read more

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What chemical ingredient in Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) makes you lose your appetite?

Dextroamphetamine: The active ingredient of Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dextroamphetamine, causes appetite suppression in some people. If this effect occurs, it is often transient and will moderate over time. Occasionally, it is persistent enough to warrant attention. ...Read more

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Can e-mycin cause you to lose appetite?

Can e-mycin cause you to lose appetite?

Absolutely: Erythromycin can be one of the more difficult antibiotics to take. Nausea & vomiting can limit this use of this antibiotic. ...Read more

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Might having anxiety make you lose all your appetite?

Might having anxiety make you lose all your appetite?

Fight-Flight-Freeze!: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety direct result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when ur primitive fear & rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight or freeze" response. See http://bit. Ly/wzhvqo once u understand the physiology of anxiety, its symptoms make sense (like not feeling hungry). This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant though! ...Read more

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I'm 16 weeks and I have no appetite and keep losing weight. Should I be concerned?

I'm 16 weeks and I have no appetite and keep losing weight. Should I be concerned?

Discuss with doctor: At 16 weeks weight gain should be kept to a minimum. Ask your doctor if you are on track or underweight. One must know where you are starting from to know if this is ok. ...Read more

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Does having a crush cause you to lose your appetite?

Absolutely: Yes- a "crush" can be an intense emotional experience, or feeling, that can affect all aspects of your behavior, including appetite. My advice, is try to maintain your normal daily routine as much as possible, life goes on. ...Read more

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Feeling bloated and. Lose appetite for 5 days?

Feeling bloated and. Lose appetite for 5 days?

Belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for decreased appetite & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." Your problem may be as simple as an early urinary tract infection, but best to check with your doctor for examination & treatment options so a more serious condition is not missed. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight when I have such an appetite?

How can I lose weight when I have such an appetite?

Metformin: One cause of insatiable appetite is hyperinsulinemia. Metformin restores insulin receptor sensitivity, normalizing blood insulin and sugar levels. Most of my patients on Metformin feel better, have more energy, and their carbohydrate cravings are greatly alleviated. As a consequence, it's an effective weight loss agent. ...Read more

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Does hyperglycemia cause you to lose your appetite?

Yes and no: Very high sugar levels will suppress appetite somewhat. However, as your sugar levels fall from that elevated level, your appetite may be inappropriately triggered. That is the reasoning behind the use of metformin in weight control- it moderates the blood sugar spikes and minimizes cravings caused by high glycemic foods. ...Read more

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Feeling bloated and lose appetite for 5 days. What is this?

Seek medical care: You may have any of a number of conditions, including constipation, gastritis, stomach ulcer, or even intestinal blockage. You did not state the degree of severity of your problems. Any really bothersome symptoms that last for 5 days should be evaluated by a physician promptly. Please go to Emergency Department or Urgent Care promptly, unless you can see your physician within the next day or so. ...Read more

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Best way to keep appetite under control? Need to lose weight.

Best way to keep appetite under control? Need to lose weight.

Aerobic fitness: By far the most effective means will be to spend as much time as possible engaging in an aerobic fitness activity that you enjoy. I think that every physician here will agree that health and weight control don't come out of a pill bottle. If you can find a few fitness friends who'll support you in losing weight, so much the better. ...Read more

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Is it normal to lose appetite/feel slightly nauseous in the spring?

Is it normal to lose appetite/feel slightly nauseous in the spring?

Not necessarily: But maybe if you change your diet around the season change or start allergy medication around the season change possibly. More significant allergies alone may cause nausea, but again this is a bit atypical. ...Read more

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I feel very tired and lose appetite in the summer´╝îwhat should I do?

Alter diet, get W/U,: This might be normal for you, but if you're worried, try including more fruits and vegetables in your diet, and exercise more as this stimulates a healthy appetite. Also try to include more vegetable/vitamin drinks as this may be easier to take. If this still doesn't work, go see your doctor for a work-up, as you might get an infection that you're susceptible to and that might be the cause. ...Read more

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No appetite - what is wrong? Should I be happy and not eat to lose weight?

No - get it checked: Losing your appetite may seem like a great way to lose weight, but there are possible causes that should be checked out like depression, anxiety, medications, thyroid problems. ...Read more

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What should I use to suppress my appetite? What medication is helping for losing weight?

What should I use to suppress my appetite? What medication is helping for losing weight?

No Diet Medication: There is no medication that really works leading to sustained real weight loss. Please do not be gullible and please do not delay the only true way to lose weight which is to limit calories, change to a diet where the majority of calories are proteins and then to participate in regular moderate exercise. To lose weight one must change their life. ...Read more

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Is it true that the use of appetite suppressants is beneficial to lose a small amount of weight?

Absolutely: To get an optimal effect at least two complementary agents need to be combined. ...Read more