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Hyperphagia: Introduction

Overeating: Overeating may be caused by changed in appetite (see excessive hunger) or in some cases it may arise without an increase in appetite. ... more about Overeating.

Hyperphagia: A term used to describe excessive eating. It is often caused by damage to the part of the brain called the hypothalmos. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hyperphagia is available below.

Symptoms of Hyperphagia

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Hyperphagia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Hyperphagia?

Hyperphagia: Related Patient Stories

Hyperphagia: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Hyperphagia

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Hyperphagia may include:

Hyperphagia: Complications

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Causes of Hyperphagia

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Hyperphagia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Hyperphagia

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple more »

Hyperphagia: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hyperphagia: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Hyperphagia: Animations

Research about Hyperphagia

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Clinical Trials for Hyperphagia

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Hyperphagia include:

Hyperphagia: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Hyperphagia:

Ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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