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666 Possible Causes for Loss of Appetite, Mental Lethargy

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Loss of appetite and/or anorexia : A deficiency of zinc causes decreased loss of appetite.[] Signs and symptoms caused by zinc deficiency are poor appetite, weight loss, and poor growth in childhood, delayed healing of wounds, taste abnormalities, and mental lethargy[] Clinical manifestations include growth retardation and male hypogonadism in adolescence, rough skin, poor appetite, mental lethargy, delayed wound healing, cell-mediated immune[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    Hypogonadism, anorexia, predisposition to bacterial and fungial infections, depresssion, mental lethargy and apathy may also occur.[] Acrodermatitis enteropathica Noncutaneous symptoms Other features of acrodermatitis enteropathica include: Conjunctivitis Sensitivity to light Loss of appetite Diarrhoea,[] Lethargy, weak muscle tone, developmental delay, hepatomegaly, and poor eyesight are other MMA demonstrations.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    […] of appetite and weight loss Symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency If you have anaemia caused by a vitamin B12 deficiency, you may have other symptoms, such as: a pale yellow[] Vitamin B12 – not SSRIs – brought suicidal woman back to stable mental state A suicidal 52-year-old woman suffering from severe depression, anxiety, lethargy and catatonia[] Infants present with developmental delay, failure to thrive, lethargy, poor feeding, mental retardation, seizures, listlessness, irritability, ataxia, hyporeflexia, hypotonia[]

  • Common Cold

    There might also be fatigue, feeling of mild depression, headache, loss of appetite and muscle ache.[] Furthermore, cold symptoms can also give rise to mental lethargy, making team interaction, communication, judgement and decision-making difficult.[] Weight loss, delayed healing of wounds, taste abnormalities, and mental lethargy can also occur [ 5, 8, 29-33 ].[]

  • Eating Disorder

    He exhibited a severe eating disorder with food refusal and psychogenic loss of appetite, which led to a serious state of malnutrition.[] Anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality (death) rate of any mental disorder.[] In summary, brain stem lesions are associated with loss of appetite and effortless vomiting.[]

  • Anemia

    Nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. Nausea and vomiting and loss of appetite may cause a lack of nutrients. The body needs these nutrients to make red blood cells.[] Infants present with developmental delay, failure to thrive, lethargy, poor feeding, mental retardation, seizures, listlessness, irritability, ataxia, hyporeflexia, hypotonia[] Symptoms that may occur first include: Feeling weak or tired more often than usual, or with exercise Headaches Problems concentrating or thinking Irritability Loss of appetite[]

  • Hepatitis B

    The hepatitis B virus can cause: Acute (short-term) illness, the symptoms of which are flu-like and include loss of appetite, tiredness, joint and muscle pain, diarrhea, vomiting[] The symptoms of fulminate hepatitis develop very suddenly and may include: Mental disturbances such as confusion, lethargy, extreme sleepiness or hallucinations ( hepatic[] Symptoms that can occur include mild fever, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, muscle and joint pain, abdominal pain, a skin rash, and jaundice[]

  • Non-viral Hepatic Infection

    The disease usually begins with typical symptoms of infection: loss of appetite weight loss fever general achiness fatigue Other early symptoms may include: itching hives[] […] state (confusion, lethargy, dizziness) Hepatic encephalitis (swelling in the brain) Coma Death Complications of Non-Viral Hepatitis Most healthy adults can recover from a[] The signs vary in intensity and include: fever, nausea, loss of appetite, weight loss, jaundice, dark-coloured urine, abdominal pain and muscle aches.[]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    Rapid respiratory rate (see tachypnea) Unusual and excessive sweating on face and/or palms Skin rash or lesions may be present Flank pain Loss of appetite Signs and tests[] Other symptoms are vague and general including: dehydration, weakness, lethargy, altered mental status, delirium, flank pain, back pain, and chest pain.[] Acute adrenal crisis (Addisonian Crisis / Acute Adrenal Insufficiency) Addison's Disease Depression Fatigue Nausea and Vomiting Abdominal pain Hair loss Decreased appetite[]

  • Leigh's Disease

    Symptoms usually begin between ages of three months and two years and include loss of appetite, vomiting, irritability and seizure activity.[] Four of the 15 had some form of mental retardation such as loss of speech, progressive apathy, lethargy or frank dementia.[] The earliest signs may be poor sucking ability,and the loss of head control and motor skills.These symptoms may be accompanied by loss of appetite, vomiting, irritability,[]

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