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Can frequent uti's cause weight loss? I've been losing weight not too hungry I get very pungent urine smell and migraines, depression and nausea

Can frequent uti's cause weight loss?  I've been losing weight not too hungry I get very pungent urine smell and migraines, depression and nausea

Boost immunity: Frequent UTIs might cause decreased appetite, inflammation resulting in weight loss in some individuals. Lowered immunity can cause frequent UTIs. Taking a zinc supplement 25-50 mg/day, Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day, and a good probiotic daily might help solve the problem since all of them boost immunity and reduce inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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I have been on a diet for two months now and have lost 27 lbs. I was the same weight but now am peeing a lot. Is this a sign that i'm losing weight?

I have been on a diet for two months now and have lost 27 lbs. I was the same weight but now am peeing a lot. Is this a sign that i'm losing weight?

Losing water not fat: Most obese people do retain a good deal of excess water weight, and early fast weight loss is often due to losing that excees water. While it does contribute to wieght loss, it is not the same as fat loss. ...Read more

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Can losing weight cause my skin to sag?

Can losing weight cause my skin to sag?

Marked or rapid : Weight loss may lead to sagging skin - especially if the person is older or doesn't exercise. ...Read more

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Losing weight cause of leukocoria. How to gain weight again?

Losing weight cause of leukocoria. How to gain weight again?

Discuss w your Dr.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more

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Do you urinate frequently when you are losing weight?

Do you urinate frequently when you are losing weight?

No: Compound that helps you urinate more is beta-tcp and detox meds but the effect goes away after initial detox - consistent urination could be due to sugar in urine make sure you are not drinking high sugar drinks or have diabetes. ...Read more

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I've been losing weight and feeling dizzy. What could cause this?

I've been losing weight and feeling dizzy. What could cause this?

Involuntary wt loss: is always cause for concern and should prompt a visit to the doctor. Sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Patient with chronic illness is losing weight. What is happening at the cellular level to cause the loss? Remedies?

Patient with chronic illness is losing weight.  What is happening at the cellular level to cause the loss?  Remedies?

Complex question.: I can't be specific what in this case w/out details but the basic issue is that calories taken in & absorbed are not matching or exceeding the body's needs. This is known as "catabolism". Sometimes this is due to lack of apetite, lack of GI absorption or hypermetabolic states. When calorie intake is inadequate, the body burns fat stores and breaks down muscle to make fuel (ketones+gluconeogenesis) ...Read more

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When a list of symptoms contains ''rapid weight loss' and ''losing weight with out trying' lost 2lbs in 2 weeks not tryin. When is cause for concern?

When a list of symptoms contains ''rapid weight loss' and ''losing weight with out trying' lost 2lbs in 2 weeks not tryin. When is cause for concern?

Severe and ongoing!: Sort-term and small-amount changes in weight are not the issue (you consume ounces per meal, drink ounces per day, and eliminate via stool and urine). But weight loss that starts to become visible and ongoing when eating and exercise habits have not changed would be something to be concerned about. 2 pounds in a week doesn't rise to that level--yet! if you have other concerns, see your md. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more