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Medical Conditions That May Cause Sudden Unexplained Weight Loss

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17770-unexplained-weight-loss


https://www.healthline.com/health/unexplained-weight-loss


https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326417


It is preferable to make an effort to reduce one's body fat, whether through changes in diet or increased physical activity. On the other hand, if you suddenly start losing weight without making any changes to your diet or exercise routine, this could be an indication of a major medical problem. A traumatic experience or something that significantly alters your life may cause you to lose weight, but this is not at all significant.


However, if you have lost approximately five percent of your body weight in the past six to twelve months without engaging in any form of weight reduction therapy, it is strongly recommended that you make an appointment with a medical professional. You may be losing weight for one of the following reasons.


1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): This type of arthritis is characterized by inflammation in the joints as a result of an attack by the immune system. Inflammation of the joints that persists over time may have an effect on your metabolism, which may result in a rapid loss of body mass. Joint pain and stiffness are common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

2. Diabetes - People with type 1 diabetes, which is characterized by low blood sugar, may also lose weight quickly. This is because low blood sugar causes the body to burn fewer calories. In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas, which is responsible for producing insulin, is destroyed by the immune system. If you do not have enough insulin in your body, it is possible that your body will become unable to use the sugar and calories that are eliminated through urine.


3. Tuberculosis is a contagious disease that typically affects the lungs. Two of the most prominent indications and symptoms of tuberculosis are a loss of appetite and a reduction in weight. The experts do not have a complete understanding of this phenomenon. For anywhere between six and nine months, antibiotics can be used to treat airborne tuberculosis.


4. Cancer is a disease that is characterized by the rapid multiplication of abnormal cells throughout the body. This disease is caused by the growth of abnormal cells. Unexpectedly dropping a lot of pounds can be one of the earliest warning signs of cancer. Cancer's impacts include not only pain and discomfort but also inflammation, a reduction in muscle mass, and irregular hunger cycles.

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