It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



General Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-05-2011, 09:52 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 1
booya HB User
Please Help-Constant Hunger, Dizziness, Palpitations

Hi there, I really hope someone can help me. I am a 36 year old otherwise healthy female who is average height and (probably) even a tad underweight. I have always had a large appetite, but nothing like what is happening recently.

A week ago, I woke up, had cereal, coffee, then 3 hours later realized I didnt eat lunch. I was famished with low energy, ate some cashews in the car and then went to Subway to get a veggie sub on wheat. While in line, I ended up shaking like a leaf, grabbing onto a stranger and muttering "I think I might pass out". I hunched to a table, sucked on my sandwich, and for the rest of the day, felt horrible. I made my boyfriend drive an hour to meet me because I could barely function and my heart was pounding out of my chest.

The very next day, I was driving and a similar thing happened. I ate before I left the house, and then an hour later, while driving home WHAM, I started shaking while driving and felt like I was going to pass out (while driving!). I pulled into Burger King drive thru and ordered a chicken sandwich and water. The chicken seemed to help MUCH MORE than the veggie subway sub, but I still felt terrible. It is a combination of: hunger, heart palpitations, a heaviness over my heart, lack of focus/control/energy and lightheadedness.

I have quit coffee since "the episode" (which may explain why I am "feeling hungry" more, as coffee does suppress the appetite) and have started keeping a food log. I have found that I get hungry, as in FAMISHED, MUST EAT NOW, EVERY HOUR. Also, I am eating things like oatmeal with nuts and almond milk, eggs, steak and brown rice, homemade soups, chicken, veggies, yogurt, healthy oils, but it doesnt matter. Sometimes I eat one thing at a time and don't physically get full AT ALL, while othertimes, I eat a well balanced meal & feel amazing, but an hour later, WHAM, its like I havent eaten all day.

My friends have always made fun of me for eating so much and everyone in my family has a super high metabolism (my mom needs to eat something every 3 hours), but every hour seems insane, not to mention super high maintenance!!! It's hard to even leave the house, run and errand and be done in an hour. I have always had to carry snacks on me anyway (apples, nuts, water, tea), but these are now barely working.

I have GERD and some food sensitivities, but not to any of the above foods (that I know of). I have no health insurance and am driving my boyfriend crazy with diagnosing myself online. Any insight would be greatly appreciated! And no, I'm not pregnant or having my period.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Please help me ,kidney+lower back+testicular pain :( goldriver92 General Health 0 09-04-2011 06:25 PM
Why am i getting irritable day by day ? please help me.. levis lover General Health 3 04-29-2011 05:35 AM
help me please! what is wrong with me? Drummerkid General Health 30 02-04-2011 09:36 AM
Strange Symptoms (Please Help Me!) RealWorried General Health 0 01-21-2011 08:53 PM
Please help! im horrified:/ dog luvr General Health 2 12-09-2010 10:34 AM

Tags
eating, hunger, palpitations, panic



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



ladybud (79), sjb (77), SnowBunny2020 (76), Titchou (68), JJ (53), janewhite1 (51), lenvegas (27), midwest1 (25), quincy (20), solofelix (19)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (999), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (833), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (747), sammy64 (667), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:46 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!