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What is the cause of weight gain and excessive thirst in one under extreme stress ?

I m a teenage girl and I m 5 4 . Lately I ve been a lot more physically active than I normally am and very stressed due to school. I ve always weighed around 112 pounds but in the past months I ve gotten to 120 lbs and I am constantly thirsty. I ve been a lot more hungry as well. Do you think this is just something to do with stress? Or is this something more serious?
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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Hello Dear Brian,

Welcome here on HCM.
Yes your problem is surely related to your stress.
So get rid of your stress as soon as possible otherwise you will be with more troubles.
A detailed discussion with me will also solve your stress.

Good luck

Answered: Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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