Decreased Appetite And Weight Gain

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Depression can often make you feel less hungry and may cause you to be inactive or to eat foods that are not very healthy. If you are not hungry and eating less but still gaining weight, it may sometimes represent extra fluid building up in the body as what happens in congestive heart failure or kidney failure. A thyroid that is producing less hormone than needed may also be to blame.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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