weight loss and anxiety

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I am very scared as to why I'm losing weight so fast, can someone assure me that is an anxiety symptom please because it makes me think that something is wrong with me ... your comments will help me a lot .  

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    It is defiantly anxiety Hun.

    I lost 18lb in just short of a month.

    I don't have health anxiety so the weight loss was only a worry to me because it was so rapid,not because I thought it was anything else.

    I can promise you now,if you have been diagnosed with anxiety,then that is the reason for your weight loss xxx

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      You will be ok Hun. Anxiety takes a different approach with everybody.

      Im not sure if you take antidepressants but I feel they do get you to a point where you are able to see the thoughts about your health as just anxious thoughts,nothing to worry about.

      The weight loss thing. Don't give it another thought. As your anxiety reduces,that will sort itself out xxx

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      I recently discovered I have loss 16 pounds in about three weeks time and I know it's from my anxiety cause it makes it difficult to eat without getting sick....my question for you is do you have any kidney issues from not eating right? I'm super nervous about the long term effects I may have to deal with because of eating maybe one meal a day for the last month due to panic an anxiety all the time.

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    The only thing I can think of that may make you lose weight and cause anxiety as well would be a thyroid issue, which is very common and very treatable.  If you have been eating normally and nothing has changed, I would ask your doctor just to check it.  It's a very simple test that would put your mind at ease.  Regardless it's better to ask a professional, because sometimes fear of the unknown is worse than knowing it's nothing or it's something very minor.  
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