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Gluttony; overeating.
[hyper- + G. phagein, to eat]
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(hī′pər-fā′jē-ə, -jə)
Abnormally increased appetite for and consumption of food, thought to be associated with a lesion or injury in the hypothalamus.
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Medtalk Characterized by an ↑ appetite
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Mentioned in: Prader-Willi Syndrome
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Gluttony; overeating.
[hyper- + G. phagein, to eat]
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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.

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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.
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In a global survey conducted by the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, 96.5% of respondents (parent and caregivers) rated hyperphagia as the most important or a very important symptom to be relieved by a new medicine.
Interestingly, the affected patient had high circulating levels of mutant leptin (functional studies showed that leptin was biologically inactive) (13), unlike the characteristically absent or nearly absent circulating leptin in LEP gene mutations (5,6,7,8).We presume that the low serum leptin concentrations secondary to the mutated LEP gene resulted in severe hyperphagia and severe EOO in our patient.
As far as hyperphagia in childhood was concerned, the developmental trajectories in PWS were well studied, supporting that feeding difficulties and poor weight gain during infancy are replaced by hyperphagia and associated food-related behaviors around the ages of 2 to 3 years.
In addition, we hypothesized that this generalist forager would switch among berry species during hyperphagia in response to variation in their availability.
Finan et al., "GLP-1-oestrogen attenuates hyperphagia and protects from beta cell failure in diabetes-prone New Zealand obese (NZO) mice," Diabetologia, vol.
Reproduction of the MC4R receptor on SIM1-positive neurons only is sufficient to abolish the hyperphagia seen in MC4R-null mice (47).
As a neurodevelopmental disorder, PWS is associated with neonatal hypotonia, hypogonadism, hyperphagia, progressive obesity, and mild to moderate mental retardation [2].
Food intake increased significantly in Rattus norvegicus and Mus musculus after re-feeding acclimation (Friedman and Halaas, 1998), which called post-fasting hyperphagia. However, Mesocricetus auratus (Schneider et al., 2000) and Phodopus sungorus (Day and Bartness, 2003) did not increase their food intake significantly in response to re-feeding.
The hyperphagia observed in animals of the cafeteria diet group was induced by offering varied foods with high energy density (Shafat, Murra, Rumsey, 2009).