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weight loss?

Hi guys im not new here but very seldom post questions. Today though I get on the scale and knowingly have cut out allllll sodas and mostly all sweets just a snicker bar that I eat in sections to keep from bringing on panic attacks! Well anyways I also have started a new job that brought on some anxiety but now after a year and a half of being out of work I am on my feet and doing a good bit of walking I notice that I have lost 7lbs which is much needed but now I am getting fears of cancer again that im loosing because there is some underlying disease???
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1699033 tn?1514113133
Absolutely, you sound as if you are doing all of the right things to lose weight.  Eating right and exercising.  So I do not think there is anything to worry about.  

I'm with Erin...I lost 12 pounds in 3 weeks when my anxiety spiked this go around.  

Keep up the healthy habits!  
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1688437 tn?1307982369
Thanks Erin!
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1448936 tn?1363206346
Cutting soda out of your diet will cause weight loss. Its not very good for you and I've actually had friends tell me that the easiest part of losing weight was cutting out soda. Stress can also cause some weight loss so the stress of a new job cam be causing some of that as well. Try not to think the worst and be happy that youre losing some weight if you would like to lose some weight.

During my worst anxiety episodes i lost 14lbs in about a month and a half. Its not uncommon for stress to cause some weight loss. Generally weight loss should only be a major concern if your eating and drinking habits havent changed and youre still losing weight but if youre still worried check with your doc and get their opinion.
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