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  • Losing 5% or more of body weight within 6-12 months without trying to lose weight
  • A decrease in appetite or feeling full sooner than normal
  • Difficulty eating or feeling nauseous after meals
  • Increased thirst and/or dry mouth
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Changes in bowel habits, such as diarrhea or constipation
  • Abdominal pain or bloating
  • Swollen lymph nodes or a persistent fever
  • Increased heart rate or palpitations
woman working out after seeing doctor for unexplained weight loss in NYC

Possible Causes:

  • Gastrointestinal disorders, such as celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Endocrine disorders, such as hyperthyroidism, diabetes, or adrenal insufficiency
  • Chronic infections, such as tuberculosis or HIV
  • Cancer, such as pancreatic cancer or lymphoma
  • Autoimmune disorders, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Substance abuse or addiction
  • Medications or treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy
  • Aging, as the body’s metabolism naturally slows down over time

To learn more about unexplained weight loss in NYC, contact our office today to schedule an appointment so we can help you!

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