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Appetite

... ) with weight loss or overeating with weight gain ; ... Poor weight gain in spite of a good appetite , usually because ... weight loss or increased appetite and weight gain Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once ...

Bloating

... of feet and ankles Fluid retention and weight gain Painful uterine cramps just before and during ... Bloating Headaches Irritability Weight gain Skin problems mood swings and depression ... ... Physical symptoms of PMS : Weight gain , bloating , water retention, constipation , ...

Body weight

... for height and age) intense fear of weight gain , even as individual is losing weight ... ... of body weight may be advised. Weight gain of 3 or 4 pounds or more over 1 or 2 days may ... weight and muscle mass and what they can do to gain it back. Advertisement Find a therapist near you ....

Calorie

... (fad dieting) can lead to rebound weight gain . Altered body image can lead to anorexia ... met. Consuming excess calorie s leads to weight gain . Fasting Plasma Glucose Test (FPG) ... ... Some infants with reflux will not be able to gain weight due to frequent vomiting . Your child's ...

Failure to thrive

... children whose current weight or rate of weight gain is significantly below that of other children of ... FTT, occurs when an infant or toddler fails to gain weight and grow in a healthy manner. In some ... manifestations. Weight loss or failure to gain weight (called failure to thrive ) Anemia (a ...

Weight loss

... more commonly performed surgery . During weight gain , the skin expands to contain the underlying ... and teenagers, poor or inadequate weight gain in relation to their growth Constipation and ... weight loss or increased appetite and weight gain Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once ...

Weight gain

... Weight gain - unintentional Definition: Unintentional weight gain is an increase in body weight that occurs when ... causing increased fat storage. avoid weight gain of more than two and a half stone at any stage ...

Absorption

... , diarrhea , and weight loss are frequent. Sometimes there is weight gain instead of weight loss . Poor Absorption & Osteoporosis Many ... be helpful for individuals with either type of diabetes . Poor weight gain in spite of a good appetite , usually because of problems with ...

Acne

... drugs may also change your appearance. Your face may get fuller; you may gain weight or develop acne or facial hair . Changes in your body: Weight gain and swollen breasts , belly, ankles, hands, and face are common. Acne ...

Constipation

... reluctant to use the bathroom. Physical symptoms of PMS : Weight gain , bloating , water retention, constipation , diarrhea , cramps , acne ... Constipation , vomiting , abdominal distention, poor weight gain , a retarded growth are common. Treatment include the use of a temporary ...

Delayed growth

... growth Definition: Delayed growth involves poor or abnormally slow gain in weight, height, or both, in a child younger than 5 years old. ... recurrent ear infections , a low blood cell count, failure to gain weight, and unexplained fever s. Temporary delayed growth in ...

Dizziness

... by excitement and hallucinations . Physical symptoms of PMS : Weight gain , bloating , water retention, constipation , diarrhea , cramps , acne ... Side effects of the pill include premenstrual breast pain , weight gain . headaches and dizziness . Even if not fatal, sting allergy ...

Fast foods

... fast foods , baked goods and vending-machine snacks, contribute to weight gain . High- fat foods are dense in calorie s. Loading up on soft drinks, candy and desserts can also cause weight gain . Fast Foods Food Safety (Safe Food Handling) Food Sanitation ...

Gestation

... developing high blood pressure during pregnancy . Your fetus could gain extra weight, complicating delivery. Gestation al trophoblastic ... think anyone would have guessed that the effects of gestation al weight gain s are as great as they seem to be," says Christine Olson, PhD professor of ...

Heart failure

... variety of causes. CHF; Congestive heart failure Symptoms: Weight gain Swelling of feet and ankles Swelling of the abdomen Pronounced ... failure in infants under 1 year of age. Infants with the syndrome gain excessive weight during the first year of life and become obese. ...

Hormone levels

... hormone levels intense aerobic exercise extreme weight loss or gain illicit drug use (especially narcotics) certain medications used for ... in kidney hormone levels , which cause water retention and weight gain deficiencies of minerals , such as calcium deficiencies of vitamins ...

Hypothyroid

... ism A condition of low thyroid hormone production resulting in weight gain , hair loss , sluggishness and thickening of the skin . hypoxia ... hypothyroid ism Too little thyroid hormone . Symptoms include weight gain , constipation , dry skin , and sensitivity to the cold . Also called ...

Hypothyroidism

... A condition of low thyroid hormone production resulting in weight gain , hair loss , sluggishness and thickening of the skin . hypoxia ... hypothyroidism Too little thyroid hormone . Symptoms include weight gain , constipation , dry skin , and sensitivity to the cold . Also called ...

Malaise

... Arthritis ... fatigue and malaise decreased appetite weight gain and facial swelling abdominal swelling or pain foamy urine ... biloba. Ginkgo may reduce breast tenderness, bloating , and weight gain . 4 More study is necessary before ginkgo can be considered a proven PMS ...

Menopause

... stating that HRT can increase the risk of heart disease , ... Weight gain in menopause 'raises risk of breast cancer ' 17 July 2006 Women who gain weight in adulthood and after the menopause in particular could be put ...

Abdomen

... s in your abdomen and take pictures. Cosmetic repair of the abdomen can be helpful in improving appearance, especially after massive weight gain and loss. Abdominoplasty can help flatten the lower abdomen and tighten stretched skin . Abdomen (e.g., liver , kidney s, spleen ) Chest ...

Abdominal mass

... of feces . Difficulty breathing (due to the abdominal mass pressing on the infant 's chest and lungs ) Weight loss or failure to gain weight (called failure to thrive ) Anemia (a low number of red blood cells) Fever and irritability Bone pain ... RCC may present ...

Addiction

... during rapid withdrawal. Drowsiness . Low blood pressure . A general lack of interest ( apathy ). Dizziness . Forgetfulness. Weight gain . addiction Strong dependence or habitual use of a substance or practice, despite the negative consequences of its use. Addison's disease ......

Anorexia

... Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by refusal to maintain a minimally accepted body weight , intense fear of weight gain , and distorted body image. Anorexia : Learning new eating behavior s People who have anorexia often have difficulty at mealtimes. If mealtime ...

Anorexia Nervosa

... Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by refusal to maintain a minimally accepted body weight , intense fear of weight gain , and distorted body image. Anorexia nervosa (AN), a form of self- starvation , is an eating disorder characterized by low body weight (less ...

Anxiety

... Stress and anxiety may contribute to the symptoms of non organic physical findings. A belief that the patient may also receive some monetary gain from being ill can also contribute to the findings. Stress Relief - Save yourself from anxiety and potential health problems. ... Do You Need ...

Atrophy

... frequency of urinary tract infections , ... Skin or muscle wasting ( atrophy ). Increased bruising . Increased blood pressure . Weight gain or fluid retention. Increased bone loss, contributing to osteoporosis . Indications: (1) treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms ...

Back Pain

... At least half of sufferers have recurring problems. What's back pain ? Back pain can be: Acute , lasting less than 3 months. Most people gain relief after 4 to 6 weeks of home treatment . Recurrent, a repeat episode of acute symptoms. Most people have at least one episode of recurrent ...

Binge eating

... impulsive behavior s, such as excessive spending, binge eating and risky sex. This is called binge eating . They then try to avoid weight gain . They may do this by one of the following methods: fasting inducing vomiting using laxatives to have bowel movement s taking diuretics, ...

Benign

... difficult Rare, less than 5% of childhood brain tumors ; average age is 7 to 12 years old Signs include vision changes, headache , weight gain , endocrine changes. Few children grow up without developing one or two warts , which are benign skin growths caused by organ isms known ...

Biofeedback

... aware of your body's functioning. By using electronic devices or diaries to track when your bladder and urethra l muscle s contract, you can gain control over these muscle s. Biofeedback & ADD ( Attention Deficit Disorder ) A review of records was carried out to examine the results ...

Blurred vision

... examines the eyes with a viewing instrument. Frequent urination ( polyuria ) Thirst ( polydipsia ) Blurred vision Unintentional weight gain or weight loss , although little weight change may occur Fatigue Many people have no noticeable symptoms ... SYMPTOMS"Various kinds of eye ...

Breast pain

... Injury . A previous biopsy ( pain can last for two years after this event). Lung infection . Arthritis . Breast pain Nausea Weight gain . The skin patches can also cause slight irritation and rashes , although recent patch technology has minimised these side effects. Answer: ...

Bruising

... (hemarthrosis). A condition caused by vitamin C deficiency . Symptoms include loss of appetite , bleeding gums , bruising , inability to gain weight and irritability . sebaceous cyst A benign cyst containing oil and cells from a sebaceous gland . A decrease in the number of ...

Cardiomyopathy

... may be dilated cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart ) and congestive heart failure in infants under 1 year of age. Infants with the syndrome gain excessive weight during the first year of life and become obese. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (thickening of heart muscle ). Restrictive ...

Cataract

... All ages can be affected, ranging from infancy (particularly in cases of congenital cataract surgery ) to late adulthood. Excessive weight gain , high blood pressure , diabetes , a reduced resistance to infection , eye cataract s , and bone loss are among the most frequent side ...

Cataracts

... to diagnose related systemic (bodywide) conditions such as hypertension and diabetes that may affect the eyes ; ... Excessive weight gain , high blood pressure , diabetes , a reduced resistance to infection , eye cataracts , and bone loss are among the most frequent side effects ...

Chromosomes

... ... An important question in our understanding of cancer , a genetic disease , is how chromosomes change in cancer cells. The loss or gain of whole chromosomes or chromosome regions is a condition referred to as aneuploidy. Scientists have found links between the disease and ...

Circulation

... pushes oxygen -rich blood to the brain and extremities and transports oxygen -poor blood from the brain and extremities to the lungs to gain oxygen . Blood Circulation in the Fetus and Newborn Programs related to this topic Community Newborn Medicine ... Blood circulation ...

Cold intolerance

... body fat and are unable to keep warm. No or mild symptoms of hypothyroidism (such as fatigue , cold intolerance , consi stent weight gain , depression , or memory problems). A mildly high thyroid-stimulating hormone ( TSH ) level. A normal or only slightly low thyroxine (T4) ...
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