People may have an increased appetite due to an unhealthy lifestyle, mood swings, depression, boredom, stress, anxiety and various emotional factors. Also, certain conditions like premenstrual syndrome, bulimia, hyperthyroidism, Graves’ disease, hypoglycemia, diabetes and pregnancy can cause one’s appetite to rise.
An increased appetite can last for a few days or longer, depending on the cause. It can lead to unhealthy eating habits, weight gain and many other health problems. Whether you are striving to stay healthy, lose weight or just want to change your eating habits, it’s important to keep your appetite in check.
There are many strategies to help suppress appetite. Some of them are avoiding refined carbohydrates, getting adequate sun exposure and drinking plenty of water. You can also incorporate certain foods into your daily diet to help reduce your appetite.