Usually, a review is done by checking the body weight, diet history, duration of the decreased appetite
, performing a blood test or it could be any other test, such as, an endoscopy or thyroid function tests, to rule out an underlying disease and finding out if there's a co- existence of more than one co- morbidity," informs Dr Sharma.
Depression, anxiety, infections and gastrointestinal, heart and thyroid disorders are among the conditions that can cause decreased appetite
Heroin can cause lowered heart rate, blood pressure and respiratory rate, nausea, drowsiness, poor concentration, lowered body temperature, decreased appetite
and decreased sexual drive.
Depression was measured by an index based on the presence of four symptoms: sleep disturbance, decreased interest in activities, low self-esteem and decreased appetite
Depression was categorized by decreased appetite
, low self-esteem, and sleep disturbances.
The most frequently reported adverse events in the trial were decreased appetite
, headache, decreased weight, and insomnia.
Other commonly reported adverse events include arrhythmia, palpitations, tachycardia, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, decreased appetite
, reduced weight gain during prolonged use, arthralgia, changes in blood pressure and heart rate, dizziness, drowsiness, dyskinesia, headache, hyperactivity, abnormal behaviour, aggression, agitation, anorexia, anxiety, depression, irritability, alopecia, pruritus, rash, and urticaria.
Another issue is whether the mice lost weight simply due to a decreased appetite
, or whether they were made to feel sick.
This could involve increased or decreased appetite
"and often an appetite for different kinds of foods--often very sugary foods--and changes in sleep that, in turn, affect changes in appetite and weight," she said.
Symptoms include malaise, weakness, decreased appetite
, weight loss, and a sensory peripheral neuropathy that progresses to glove and stocking anesthesia (Ramaike 2003).
Depression may be characterised by having a lack of motivation, difficulty undertaking tasks, short attention span, decreased appetite
, crying spells, difficulty in getting to sleep or sleeping too much, and in the more severe cases thoughts of self-harm.
Not gaining enough weight or actually losing weight during pregnancy is a potential risk for HIV-infected women because of opportunistic infections, decreased appetite
, and hormonal changes.
Symptoms of iron deficiency can include decreased appetite
, lethargy, developmental delay and behavioural problems.
poor social skills, high degree of sensitivity to his classmates' words)[Criterion C (5)], decreased appetite
[Criterion C (4)], and gross motor clumsiness (e.