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Glossary for Gaining weight for no reason

Medical terms related to Gaining weight for no reason or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Acromegaly: An abnormal enlargement of the limbs due to increased secretion of growth hormone after the cessation of puberty
  • Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing syndrome: The excessive consumption of alcohol can result in symptoms similar to a condition called Cushing's syndrome. When alcohol consumption is stopped, symptoms regress.
  • Ascites: The presence of serous fluid within the abdominal cavity
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brachytelephalangy, characteristic facies, Kallmann: A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by very short end bones of fingers and facial anomalies.
  • Bulimia nervosa: Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting).
  • Chronic depression: Chronic depression is a mental disorder characterized by an all-encompassing low mood accompanied by low self-esteem, and loss of interest or pleasure in normally enjoyable activities and this maybe present for months together.
  • Constipation: Hardness of stool or difficulty or inability to pass feces.
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Eating symptoms: Symptoms related to eating.
  • Energy symptoms: Symptoms related to levels of energy.
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Food symptoms: Symptoms related to food.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Night eating syndrome: A disorder where a person persistently eats during the night. Sometimes patients are unware that they have eaten during the night and their may be more than one late-night eating binge each night. The behavior must usually continue for at least two months before it can be diagnosed as night eating syndrome. Triggering factors for this order include anxiety, depression, stress, boredom and body image problems.
  • Overeating: Eating too much food.
  • Physical inactivity: When an individual is physically inactive
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5% of all women.
  • Smoking Cessation:
  • Type IIa Hyperlipoproteinemia: Familial Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare genetic condition characterized by high levels of low density lipoproteins in the blood. A deficiency of LDL receptors leads to an increased level of low density lipoproteins (LDLs) which in turn causes high cholesterol levels. Lipoproteins are responsible for transporting cholesterol in the bloodstream and high levels of them in the bloodstream means that there are high levels of cholesterol in the bloodstream.
  • Weight gain: Gain of body weight.
  • Weight symptoms: Symptoms related to body weight.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Gaining weight for no reason:

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