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Here is why you have Unintentional weight loss


Unintentional weight loss is caused mostly due to stress.

Significant weight loss can also be the result of an eating disorder, such as anorexia or bulimia. If you think you have an eating disorder, talk to someone you trust and consider speaking to your GP. [1]

- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Can be acute or chronic
- Can be accompanied through bleeding
- Occurs mostly in women than men
- Can be signs of cancer in fewer cases

Unintentional weight loss can occur due to stress or other causes; it might even be signs of serious illness of the bodily systems. It is sometimes normal to lose a certain amount of weight with proper exercises or other problems. Significant weight loss are sometimes the result of the eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia.

Ages affected - 20-30 years: More Often; 30-40 years: often; 40+ years: fewer


Symptoms may include excessive weight loss and tiredness most of the time. Loss of appetite and a change in the toilet habits can also occur.

People may experience:
Weight loss- consecutive weight loss with other underlying conditions
Loss of appetite – appetite may be weak for several days
Illness- increase in illness and infections can also occur


Self-care: For unintentional weight loss,changing eating habits and getting a proper resting pattern will help the body to recover well.

Medications: For other underlying conditions, different medications can be helpful for malnutrition.

Specialists: For other kinds, consult a specialist. At mfine, we are here for you and all your family members so that you don’t have to worry about your health-related issues anymore.

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