Loss Of Appetite

The reduced desire to eat anything is called loss of appetite or poor appetite or anorexia. Various causes, such as pneumonia, meningitis, pneumonia, depression, grief, dementia, heart failure, or cancer, can result in loss of appetite. If left untreated, it can result in severe malnutrition and weight loss.

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Why am I losing weight continuously for the past 18 days?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old male, and I am losing weight continuously from the last 18 to 25 days. I weigh 48 kg. I feel hungry, but do not feel like eating anything. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many causes for weight loss. Some medical conditions and bad body metabolism are common causes. Loss of appetite is one of the primary cause of emaciation. I suggest you try doing the following. Take Ashwagandha and Shatavari powder, 3 gm twice daily with mi...  Read Full »

I have poor digestion, bad appetite, and feel nauseous. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male, and I am 155 cm tall and weigh 36 kg. I feel that my digestion is very slow from the past 13 years. I am often constipated, and my appetite is bad. I feel nauseous, burp a lot, and find it hard to digest sweet. I tried taking Rabeprazole and enzymes for this pr...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The probable causes of anorexia, heartburn, and dyspepsia are as follows: Eating spicy and fried junk foods.  Excessive smoking and drinking habits. Anxiety. Taking NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) or Aspirin excessively. Consuming cold drinks.  Sometime...  Read Full »

CKD patient has loss of appetite and gas problems. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is CKD. Creatinine 3.88, Hb 5.6, Bun 72. She is diabetic and has high BP. She is taking allopathic and Ayurveda both. Creatinine reduced from 4.6 to 3.88. But others are increased. She is not feeling hungry and has gas problems. She is taking night pills.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Take half teaspoon of carrom seeds and a half teaspoon of cumin seeds in half glass of water and boil it in water, when half water remains, remove it from gas. After cooling down it little, she can take it one to two times a day for five days....  Read Full »

Can you suggest any ayurvedic medicine for bloating and incomplete bowel movement?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having bloating and incomplete bowel movements for the past six to seven months. There is a light pain in my left abdominal area for the past two days. Please let me know the reason behind this.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query. As you mentioned, you have a problem of bloating and incomplete bowel evacuation for some time. You also have abdominal pain that can be due to gas. To avoid this, follow the instructions mentioned below: I suggest you take Triphala Churna for 10 d...  Read Full »

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