Feeling Faint And Weight Loss (Unintentional)

Reviewed on 2/28/2022

Feeling faint is a nonspecific symptom that can result from dehydration, sleep deprivation, low blood pressure, or other conditions. Unintentional weight loss can result from an overactive thyroid gland and is also less commonly a feature of some cancers. If you are worried about these or any other symptoms, discuss them with your doctor to determine the cause.

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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