General weakness, Increased appetite: 12 Possible Causes
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What causes general weakness and increased appetite? 12 possible conditions

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


Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.

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Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression. People affected by SAD display symptoms of depression at the same time every year, typically during the fall and winter months. According to the America...

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression affects as many as 13 percent of new mothers. In the U.S., that's half a million women. Learn about symptoms, causes, risks, and more.

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Graves' Disease

Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid gland to create too much thyroid hormone. Learn the symptoms and your treatment options.

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The thyroid gland produces a hormone that controls how your cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts.

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Gestational Diabetes

During pregnancy, you might develop high levels of blood sugar. Learn how this condition, known as gestational diabetes mellitus, is diagnosed and treated.

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Type 2 Diabetes Overview

Type 2 diabetes is a common chronic metabolic disease that leads to abnormally high levels of blood sugar in the blood. This blood sugar is also referred to as glucose.

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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that result high levels of glucose in the blood due to a lack of insulin production. Glucose is a natural sugar that your body uses as a source of energy.

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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis causes severe damage to the respiratory and digestive systems. Learn about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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