Possible Causes for Loss of Initiative in USA

  • Addison's Disease
    Loss of Initiative Loss of Appetite

    Addison’s disease is a chronic clinical disease characterized by the progressive decline in the function of the adrenal glands. This potentially fatal disease may result in hyperpigmentation, hypotension, and cardiovascular collapse. Addison’s disease is easily diagnosed clinically and by the use of hormonal assays that…[1]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis
    Loss of Appetite

    Acute gastroenteritis refers to an inflammation of stomach and intestines mainly caused by infection with viral or bacterial agents. Sudden onset of symptoms like abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea is characteristic for this condition. AG may run an asymptomatic, typical or severe course, depending on the overall…[2]

  • Influenza
    Loss of Appetite

    Influenza is acommon infectious disease caused by the Influenza virus. Onset is sudden with fever, rhinorrhea, sore throat and headache. Severe myalgias coupled with respiratory tract symptoms are typical of influenza. Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea…[3]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis
    Loss of Appetite

    Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus. The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once…[4]

  • Malignant Neoplasm
    Loss of Appetite
  • Appendicitis
    Loss of Appetite

    Appendicitis is an inflammation of the vermiform appendix. The typical symptoms include periumbilical pain, vomiting and nausea followed by fever and right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Classic presentation of acute appendicitis begins with pains, with vomiting setting in and fever coming in lastly. The appendix’s…[5]

  • Meningitis
    Loss of Appetite

    Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. The most common causes in adults are bacterial infections with Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis or Haemophilus influenzae. Aseptic meningitis may be caused by drugs (eg. NSAIDs, metronidazole and IV immunoglobulin), neoplasms or viruses. Typical signs and…[6]

  • Colchicine Poisoning
    Loss of Hair
  • Hypothyroidism
    Loss of Appetite Loss of Hair

    Hypothyroidism is a common disorder resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormone. Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of hypothyroidism worldwide. It can be associated with a number of symptoms including fatigue, weight gain, decreased appetite, cold intolerance, bradycardia, dry skin, hair loss, myalgia,…[7]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Loss of Hair

    Systemic lupus erythematosus, abbreviated as SLE, is an autoimmune disease which primarily strikes women. Majority of the individuals with SLE experience joint pain, accompanied by swelling. Arthritis is also a common complaint. In addition to these, individuals also experience pain in chest, hair loss, and development of…[8]

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  1. Addison's Disease, Symptoma
  2. Acute Gastroenteritis, Symptoma
  3. Influenza, Symptoma
  4. Infectious Mononucleosis, Symptoma
  5. Appendicitis, Symptoma
  6. Meningitis, Symptoma
  7. Hypothyroidism, Symptoma
  8. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Symptoma