Symptoms and Causes of Unexplained Weight Loss

Weight loss is fun when you are challenging and pushing yourself to the limits to achieve the body and health of your desire but what makes weight loss worst is when it is unintentional (unexplained weight loss).

Intentional weight loss occurs when you are intentionally putting yourself into tasks and activities that result in weight loss to get you into shape and burn fat.

Unintentional or unexplained weight loss occurs when you lose a lot of weight without you knowing the reason that caused it; you’re not intentionally making efforts to lose weight but you’re still losing it and it doesn’t look normal.

11 Causes of Unexplained Weight Loss:

Now that you know what the term unexplained weight loss is, you might be realizing of what things cause this type of weight loss in person.

To get to answer this query, there are dozens of causes of unexplained weight loss that can harm you in no time.

Following are some of the causes of unexplained weight loss:

  1. Cancer
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. Fever
  5. Dementia
  6. Depression or Anxiety
  7. Diabetes
  8. Tuberculosis
  9. Change in diet
  10. Lack of sleep
  11. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

Mentioned above are only some of the causes of unintentional weight loss – for you to be sure about the type of weight loss that you’re dealing with, you need a proper consultation from your doctor.

29 Symptoms of Unexplained Weight Loss:

To aid you in knowing whether you are affected by a weight loss that’s unintentional, we gathered the top symptoms for you to know everything as clear as diamond when it comes to unintentional weight loss.

Following are the symptoms that hint you about an unexplained weight loss type:

  1. Frequent urination
  2. Frequent urination
  3. Excessive thirst
  4. Intense hunger
  5. Significant and sudden weight loss
  6. Fatigue
  7. Cuts and bruises not healing properly
  8. Numbness or tingling in feet and hands.
  9. Not sleeping or sleeping too much
  10. Difficulty concentrating
  11. Negative thoughts
  12. Feelings of hopelessness and /or helplessness
  13. Irritable
  14. Suicidal
  15. Palpitations
  16. Fast and irregular heartbeat
  17. Hot Flushes and increased sweating
  18. Shortness of breath
  19. Panic attacks
  20. Gritty and bulging eyes
  21. Mood swings 
  22. Infertility or decreased libido
  23. Coughing
  24. Chest pains fatigue
  25. Fever and night sweats
  26. Diarrhea
  27. Abdominal pain
  28. Cramps
  29. Reduced appetite

If you possess any of the mentioned items above at extent, chances are that you have an unexplained/ unintentional weight loss.

There is possibility that you might relate to most of them, or any of them as well.

To cure this type of weight loss, you have to consult with your doctor as soon as possible before you harm yourself more.

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