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Why would someone rapidly lose weight?

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Preeti
October 15, 2019 1:18PM
Our body weight is determined by the amount of energy that we take in as food and the amount of energy we spend in the activities throughout the day. But with the lifestyle we have been indulged into leads us to various weight related like issues like obesity, overweight, etc. Whether you are trying to lose 5 kg or more than that, the same principles determine how much weight you lose and how fast your weight loss will occur. Teas are also a great option for weight management like Shoonya FAT ZERO Pure Garcinia Cambogia & Green Tea, as it contain antioxidants that helps to lose weight. Source: https://www.tabletshablet.com/product-category/wellness/weight-management/
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October 31, 2014 5:13AM

If the weight loss isn't due to obvious causes such as drugs, eating habits, anorexia, or prolonged physical activity, then it's likely a severe medical condition.

If it is diabetes, the pancreas isn't making enough insulin. Insulin is normally the body's way of regulating its use of glucose, the body's primary fuel. Normally the body produces more insulin to use up fuel, less insulin to conserve it. In diabetes, the body cannot produce enough insulin.

Food reaches the body as glucose, but without insulin this glucose cannot be used as fuel and is instead lost in the urine. Since the cells are not getting enough glucose, the body starves.