Amylophagia

What is Amylophagia?

Amylophagia is a condition involving the compulsive consumption of excessive amounts of purified starch. It is a form of pica and is often observed in pregnant women.

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I am 35 weeks pregnant and I eat sponge throughout the day I don t know where it how this addiction has come about but it s getting out if control...

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Nearly everyone has heard of the strange food cravings and aversions pregnant women experience—including the...

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what is the name of the condition that arises in the body,should an adult not have enough iron in his diet? what is the name of the condition that...

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I'm an 25 years old and 25 weeks pregnant. I was just diagnosed with anemia and gestational diabetes. of the three days taking the iron...

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definitely u should go the hospital. anaemia if severe can cause this type of fatigue and should be corrected immediately

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I'm an 25 years old and 25 weeks pregnant. I was just diagnosed with anemia and gestational diabetes. of the three days taking the iron...

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My girl friend have habbit to eat raw rice ..if she nt eat means she ll get headache so pls tel me solution for this

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I am 35 weeks pregnant and I eat sponge throughout the day I don t know where it how this addiction has come about but it s getting out if control...

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