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Why am I so hungry?

I was sick for about a week. I didn't have much of an appetite. Prior to that, I was actually doing pretty good on my weight watchers. Now, since, I've been better and off all my medications, I want to eat like a pig! Why is that??

 
m-avi

Asked by m-avi at 1:06 PM on Mar. 7, 2011 in Health

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Answers (2)
  • Body wants to comfort itself after illness? Needs more calories to finish recovering? Or perhaps your body just NEEDS some calories right now since it's coming off a week of too-few calories. Maybe a combination of all the reasons...ugh, I always eat MORE when I am sick. It's like my body is demanding "fuel me! fuel me!" Drives me crazy.
    Glad you're feeling better!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 1:09 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • when your sick ur not moving around as much could be eating out of bordom or emotions.
    TammyTeeter1

    Answer by TammyTeeter1 at 1:25 PM on Mar. 7, 2011