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    Weight Loss (Unintentional) Conditions

    Weight Loss (Unintentional), A doctor's assessment and tests will usually be able to find the cause. Weight loss as a symptom Weight loss is often a matter of choic...

    Weight Loss (Weight Reduction) Conditions

    Weight Loss (Weight Reduction), Set clear goals with a realistic timescale Based on the recommended rate of weight loss explained above, set yourself a clear weight l...

    Paleolithic Diet (Paleo Diet) Dukan Diet Atkins Diet 5:2 Diet

    Abnormal Weight Loss Professional

    Abnormal Weight Loss, Unintentional weight loss is a decrease in body weight that is not voluntary. Weight loss is a very nonspecific symptom but may be indicativ...

    Memory Loss and Dementia Conditions

    Memory Loss and Dementia, This can lead to weight loss. Driving may be dangerous and not possible for someone with dementia. How does dementia progress? , alzheimer's dis...

    Causes of memory loss Causes of dementia Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Lewy Body Dementia

    Obesity in Adults Professional

    Fatty liver, now the most common cause of liver disease in Western countries, affects up to 90% of obese individuals. [ 19 ] One study suggests that type 2 diabetes may be associated with an increas...

    Bariatric Surgery Professional

    The British Obesity and Bariatric surgery society (BOMSS) website has guidelines for GPs to help assess the significance of post-operative symptoms for the most common procedures in the days, weeks...

    Cachexia Professional

    Differential diagnosis There are many causes of abnormal weight loss apart from cancer and cardiac failure. See separate Abnormal Weight Loss article for a full list. , cache...

    Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment Conditions

    cholesterol level heart disease prevention cardiovascular disease hypertension cardiovascular risk assessment healthy eating smoking cessation high blood pressure alcohol consumption statins (hmg-coa ...

    Mediterranean Diet Conditions

    It can also be useful for people wishing to lose weight as it is rich in fruit and vegetables and lower in sugars and saturated fats than a typical Western diet. , cholesterol level heart ...

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Conditions

    In particular, the following help: Losing weight if you are overweight. Reducing the salt you have in your food. Taking regular exercise. , angina stroke transient ischaemic...

    Symptoms Tests Causes Diagnosis Lifestyle Medication

    Obesity Conditions

    You can find a lot more information and helpful tips in the separate leaflet called Weight Loss (Weight Reduction). Treatment with medication to help with weight loss ...

    Childhood Obesity Weight Loss Surgery Orlistat (Weight Loss Medicine) Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

    Cardiovascular Disease (Atheroma) Conditions

    These include not smoking; choosing healthy foods; a low salt intake; regular physical activity; keeping your weight and waist size down; drinking alcohol in moderation. Your blood pressur...

    Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment Mediterranean Diet

    Cancer Symptoms Conditions

    These include: Weight loss - in severe cases there can be both loss of fat and muscle, leading to a wasting condition called cachexia.

    Loss of Libido Professional

    Loss of Libido, The following are likely to need consideration: What does the patient mean by loss of sexual drive? Is it loss of the will or loss of the way?...

    Cough Conditions

    Do you have a high temperature (fever), weight loss or sweats? Have you lost weight? Have you been in contact with anyone with TB or travelled abroad recently?

    Prolonged Diarrhoea or Vomiting Professional

    Associated anorexia and weight loss indicate possible malignancy. Vomiting blood may indicate peptic ulcer disease, Mallory-Weiss tear, oesophageal varices, gastro-oesophageal reflux disea...

    Polyuria Professional

    Associated general symptoms (eg, weight loss, malaise, headache and shortness of breath): increase the likelihood of significant pathology. Weight loss: rapid onset of weight loss...

    Dizziness - Causes of loss of balance Conditions

    Dizziness - Causes of loss of balance, What can cause loss of balance? This can be caused by various conditions. These include the following: Ear problems Some inner ear c...

    Whipple's Disease Professional

    A chronic, relapsing multisystem disease first described in 1907 by George Hoyt Whipple, an American pathologist. [ 1 ] He described the disease as an intestinal lipodystrophy characterised by: ...

    Idiopathic Oedema Conditions

    Many of the tights and stockings are now available on prescription from your doctor. Weight loss Many people with fluid retention are overweight and losing weight can make a bi...

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