Weird Reasons You Are Hungry

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Hunger is nothing but your body's way of asking for some calories to burn and derive energy. Most of us eat 3 meals a day to supply the body with some calories.

But some of us may feel like eating even when we're not hungry. That actually could lead to obesity in the long run. Obesity can cause several other diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart issues too.

To deal with the problem, it is better to figure out why you feel like eating all the time. Here are some probable reasons...



When you drink certain beverages, your body produces certain substances expecting food. This might cause an urge to eat after some time.



Sometimes, dehydration may make you feel hungry. Drinking some water may solve the issue in such cases.


Lack Of Sleep

Sleep deprivation could affect the production of certain hormones that make you feel full or hungry. That could make you overeat.



Sometimes, we tend to eat when we are stressed out as that is a coping mechanism that helps us escape stress. But gradually it may affect health.


Skipping Meals

When you skip a meal, your body's functioning gets affected for a day or two and this could make you hungry at wrong times making you overeat.



Many studies claim that alcohol can also cause overeating.



Some prescription drugs are said to increase appetite. They could make you hungry all the time.

Read more about: hunger, appetite, diet, nutrition, calories, health
Story first published: Friday, December 23, 2016, 8:12 [IST]
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