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30 Jun 2005

metabolism
I never get hungry and usually have a full feeling in my stomach. What can the cause be? I gym 7 days a week vigorously.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Caarien
Lack of appetite can be caused by a variety of conditions (digestive upsets, depression, anxiety, tendency to anorexia, deficiencies, etc). Your full feeling could also be a reaction to excessive exercise - 7 times a week is rather a lot of strenuous exercise. Are you sure you are not starting to get anorexic? or are you under a great deal of stress which would hamper your appetite? If you are aware of any such condition then it may be advisable to consult a dr to check your digestion and assist you with controlling factors such as stress, anxiety or depression. In the meanwhile try taking a complete vitamin and mineral supplement such as Centrum or Supradyn Forte to boost your intake of B vitamins which can help to improve appetite.
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DietDoc
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