Loss of Appetite Anorexia

Loss of appetite is a common feature in many illnesses and not only those involving the gastrointestinal tract. It is now thought that much of the appetite loss in disease is mediated by one or more cytokines released by lymphocytes as part of the body's response to tissue damage or invasion. Additionally, however, parasitized individuals often complain of symptoms such as nausea, abdominal pain, flatulence, and distension and discomfort, while the protozoal infections are associated with vomiting, diarrhea, or dysentery, all of which can be expected to reduce appetite.

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Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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