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HUNGRY all the time

I am over weight and I stay bloated all the time and it does not matter if i ate ten minutes ago i feel as if i am starving all the time, im always hungry i try not to eat but if i dont ill get sick. I am also gassy all the time for some reason and always tired, what can this be????? sorry kind of alot of stuff in one thing but i feel like i am falling apart and i am only 21 so i need help and suggestions on what could be wrong with me. ALSO i have hot flashes all the time as well NO i am not pregnant i am homosexual.
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1950425 tn?1452914516
Get checked that you maybe diabetic you have alot of symptoms of diabetes but aswell get checked for thyroid problem as well!!!
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Are you currently taking ANY kind of prescribed medications? OR have you recently stopped taking any medications you were taking regularly in the past?
4851940 tn?1515694593
And at 21 you won't be on the change of life either.

Being bloated can be from an intolerance to something that you are eating or drinking.  Some people find that eating white bread and pasta bloats them up.  If you drink a lot of fizzy drinks, cut that out.

When you feel hungry and you have just eaten, try drinking water.  At weight reducing classes they do say that when we feel hungry sometimes this is not true hunger and to have a drink of water and also to distract the mind by doing something different or phoning someone to speak with.  If after 20 minutes you still feel hungry then to have something to eat.

The problem is as you are already overweight, you do not want to stretch your stomach any more and continue eating and putting more weight on.  It becomes a vicious circle.  To distract yourself from food you can also go out for a short walk.

The other thing to bear in mind is what type of foods you eat.  Cut out processed and refined foods like cakes, chocolates, fizzy drinks white bread.  Eat foods that have a slow energy release, these are nuts, fruit, vegetables, brown bread, porridge, pulses, meat and protein foods.

If you are having these feelings of illness and nausea if you do not have anything to eat, this indicates that your body's blood sugars have dipped too low.  This may mean that you have hypoglycaemia, glucose intolerant and have pre diabetes or have diabetes.

I would suggest that you make an appointment to see your doctor so that he can arrange for you to have a glucose test and a blood test taken to check for diabetes.  A prick test would indicate your sugar levels at the time the test is being carried out.  A blood test to check your HbA1C shows the average sugar levels in your blood over a 3 month period and gives a much clearer picture of your sugar levels.

Best wishes.
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   Have your doctor check your for H Pylori also.  An ulcer can feel like hunger pains!
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You can try increasing your fibre intake use Psyllium Husk Fibre either in powder or capsule form.  Start with a small dosage and gradually increase to the recommended dosage. Also, drink plenty of water.

In addition you can do a yeast cleanse, and then build back up your body with good bacteria using acidophilus supplements. (or, some other type of cleanse to rid your body of toxins and parasites).
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