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polyphagia

 [pol″e-fa´jah]
excessive eating; see also bulimia.

pol·y·pha·gi·a

(pol'ē-fā'jē-ă),
Excessive eating; gluttony.
[poly- + G. phagō, to eat]

polyphagia

/poly·pha·gia/ (-fa´jah) excessive eating; see also bulimia.

polyphagia

(pŏl′ē-fā′jē-ə, -jə) or

polyphagy

(pə-lĭf′ə-jē)
n.
1. An excessive or pathological desire to eat.
2. Zoology The habit of feeding on many different kinds of food.

pol′y·pha′gi·an adj.

polyphagia

[pol′ēfā′jē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, polys + phagein, to eat
excessive, uncontrolled eating. Also called hyperphagia. See also bulimia.

polyphagia

Medspeak
The consumption of a broad spectrum of foods.

Psychiatry
Bulimia, see there.
 
Vox populi
Gluttony.

pol·y·pha·gi·a

(pol'ē-fā'jē-ă)
Excessive eating; gluttony.
[poly- + G. phagō, to eat]

polyphagia

The state of having an excessive or pathological desire to eat.

pol·y·pha·gi·a

(pol'ē-fā'jē-ă)
Excessive eating; gluttony.
[poly- + G. phagō, to eat]

polyphagia (pol´ēfā´jēə),

n disproportionate appetite or eating.

polyphagia

excessive ingestion of food. Polyphagia is a permanent objective with food animals in which carbohydrate engorgement and gastric dilatation are constant threats to health. In companion animals it may be a sign of metabolic disease in which the nutritional requirements of the subject are greater than normal. See also diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, cushing's syndrome.

Patient discussion about polyphagia

Q. diet over 50... I'm over 50 and I'd like to start a diet. Due to the fact that I'm at home helping my husband most of the time, I can't go for long walks and so and I'm near all kinds of food all the time...what would you recommend me to do in order to lose weight??

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Hope this can help you.

Q. Over-medication” for bipolar patients. Does anyone have any information on “over-medication” for bipolar patients? About any societies that is overdependence on drugs or medicines to treat bipolar disorder?

A. pharmaceutical drugs can be of great help when the disease breaks out. but in the moment that the person is again under control, you should find out the causes and cure them one after another. psychosis, schizophrenia, paranoia break out, because your emotional body can't keep all traumata anymore under control. the last body - the physical body will react out of control because too many emotions have not been assimilated in time. kineology is here of great help to analyse and eliminate one cause after another. detoxication is another thing which must be considered. healthy food - biological food, source water (still water) - each case needs individual help.

Q. How to Stop Vitiligo from spreading all over the body? Can any one please tell how to stop Vitiligo from spreading all over the body

A. Normally treatment of vitiligo may take a long time. So patient should be relax and hopeful to treat this skin condition.
While start any treatment one thing is very important that not be depressed and anxious because this is the factor which can increase in vitiligo.
Take care when go out in afternoon.
Maintain a well balance diet plan which you can easily find by any dermatologist.
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