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Glossary for Weight loss disorders

Medical terms related to Weight loss disorders or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Celiac Disease: Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
  • Crohn's disease: Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum.
  • Failure To Thrive: Inadequate or interrupted physical growth.
  • Grief or loss: The normal emotional response that occurs to an external loss
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can result in an increased susceptibility to inflammatory bowel disease. Not all people with the genetic anomaly will develop the condition but it can increase the risk especially if other environmental factors are also present. The severity of the disease that develops is variable.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Urinary tract infection: Infection of the urinary tract
  • Urinary tract infections: Infection of the urinary tract
  • Weight loss: Loss of body weight.
  • Weight loss in children: Weight loss in children is a condition in which a child experiences a reduction of his or her weight.
  • Weight symptoms: Symptoms related to body weight.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Weight loss disorders:

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