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What causes difficulty sleeping and loss of appetite? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Depression Overview

Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person's everyday activities. It is estimated that depression affects 1 in 20 Americans.

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2

Anxiety

Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.

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3

Acute Stress Disorder

Acute stress disorder (ASD) may develop after a traumatic event, and it can last up to one month. Learn about the symptoms of ASD.

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4

Teething Syndrome

Teething syndrome-or simply "teething"-is a normal process that infants go through as their teeth break, or cut, through their gums. Babies normally start teething when they are six months old. By the time a child i...

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5

Pinworm Infection

A pinworm infection is a highly contagious type of human intestinal worm infection.

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6

AIDS

If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.

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7

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. Learn more about CHF, including symptoms and risk factors.

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8

Sarcoidosis

Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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