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Increased Appetite

Information about Increased Appetite

We have to know about Increased Appetite

  • Eating excessively before feeling full
  • Can be intermittent (comes and goes) or persistent
  • May not always result in weight gain

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • The increase of feeling of hunger even after eating?

Causes of Increased Appetite

  • Anxiety with Depression
  • Premenstrual symptoms
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disorders

Do’s and Don’ts of Increased Appetite

  •  Don’t eat junk food

Signs & Symptoms for Increased Appetite

  •  Fatigue
  • Extreme tiredness
  • Dry mouth
  • Polyuria
  • nocturia

Medical advice for Increased Appetite

  • Unexplained persistent increase in appetite
  • If other unexplained symptoms accompany the problem

Risk factors of Increased Appetite

  • Family lifestyle
  • Pregnancy
  • Quitting smoking
  • Lack of sleep
  • Age
  • Diabetes

Treatment for Increased Appetite

May require:

  • Emotional support
  • Psychological counseling
  • Medicines

Self-care for Increased Appetite

  • Control of eating fatty food should be avoided

Investigations of Increased Appetite

  • Blood tests
  • Thyroid function tests
Increased Appetite
 Symptoms for Increased Appetite