What causes increased appetite?
Appetite is controlled by a complex neuroregulatory system. There are many factors affecting this mechanism to include the composition of your diet, side effect of medications, chronic stress, hormonal imbalances, and even the types of bacteria that live in your gut.
Cravings result from a combination of social, cultural, psychological, physiological and genetic factors and can be a major obstacle to weight loss and optimizing one's health. As a functional medicine physician, it is important to examine all underlying factors which may contribute to overweight or obesity.
What can I do to improve this?
If you feel that cravings and increased appetite are interfering with your health goals, try addressing the following list of possible factors.Read More