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Weakness, excessive thirst, hunger even after eating a meal, no weight loss or gain. Due to stress?

Occasionally , I feel weak , thirsty and hungry even if I have eaten a meal . It has happened several times over a couple of years YYYY@YYYY Male, fit, not overweight at all, 6ft 2 inches, exercises regularly, no weight loss or gain, happened this week after a busy, stressful working week, cycled 18k and ran 3 miles the night before, happened after eating out, went home feeling weak, ate sugary snacks, felt better
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Welcome to HCM

Feeling of weakness, thirsty and hungry even after meals may be due to a number of reasons. One thing like you have mentioned it may be due to stress. Other possibility is any Thyroid hormone abnormality. Due to variations in levels of thyroid hormones especially in Hyperthyroidism weakness, thirst and excessive hunger occurs even after meals. Weight also doesn't increase instead it decreases. Due to hyperthyroid state anxiety occurs and which further increases the problem. Over all a vicious cycle ensues.
I will advise you to visit a good Psychiatrist and take opinion. Get your thyroid levels checked.

Dr. SeikhoO Bishnoi
Answered: Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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