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Unintentional Weight Loss

Maintaining a good appetite while unintentionally losing weight suggests a different set of possibilities.

A person who has become physically much more active can burn more calories than they take in. This is usually pretty obvious and it takes a lot of exercise to get there. Other causes of losing weight while maintaining a good appetite include an overactive thyroid, diabetes and eating disorders such as bulimia.

With an overactive thyroid, your metabolism increases and you burn more calories.

Do you have some of the following symptoms:

  • hand tremor

  • feeling hot and sweaty

  • a swelling in the front of your neck

  • feeling jittery and anxious

  • palpitations?

Yes, I have one or more of these symptoms.

No, I do not have any of these symptoms.

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