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Loss of appetite after caffeine intake. Feeling tired. What is happening?

I ve had loss of appetite for a week now, almost feels like when I took caffeine (I no longer take caffeine pills, stopped a couple of months ago) or like when I smoked a cigarette (I also have stopped that habit, 4 months ago) just like nothingness. I only eat because I do feel weaker with no food, but not hungry. I ve also been very tired even after a full night s rest.
Asked On : Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

A sudden loss of appetite can be due to various causes. There can be medical causes like gastric problems, liver problems, endocrine (hormonal) problems, etc. as well as psychological causes like depression. You have also mentioned that you feel tired and unrefreshed after sleeping. This could again be a pointer towards depression.

However, it is important to have a proper evaluation in order to ascertain the cause of your symptoms. So, I would advise you to see a doctor for a detailed physical examination and certain investigations, if necessary, so that further treatment can be planned.

Wish you all the best.

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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  Anonymous's Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

You will benefit from seeing your GP
There are several reasons - like grade infection / liver impairment and so on.
Physical examination and/or a few basic investigations may be needed to clear the issue.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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