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Sudden reduction in the muscle mass and body weight. Worried

For some days I am watching that my chest and back side muscle mass ( thorasic) getting reduced at a speed alongwith abnormal hunger feeing at upper part of stomach particularly at dawn. For your information , I am a patient of Acidity and gas problem. Using Rantac D for last one year continuously at bed time.

I am worried about sudden reducing of muscle mass and body weight. What is the cause and remedy?

As I am coming of a poor family, I expect philanthropic and humanistic approach of a doctor who is ready to extend his hand of treatment as god without any charge.
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns and am glad that you have approached this website and asked your question on a public forum. The most common cause of muscle loss is the prolonged lack of use of a group of muscles. If you start exercising your muscles again you may regain the lost muscle mass. I do believe you are on the right medication for acidity and gas problem and hope you are taking the medicine before meals. I also think that you might do well by visiting with a psychiatrist or a psychologist to help allay your anxiety and explain your situation. Empathic listening also has the power of healing. I hope this helps.

Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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