Lost Weight Suddenly And Without Explanation
Weight loss of five percent of body weight over a period of 6 - 12 months in the absence of trying to loose weight is considered an unexplained weight loss which is not good and needs a doctor's evaluation.
Stress and anxiety can lead to weight loss at the same time weight gain as well
Many women gain weight around menopause starting as early as from 40 years of age which can be controlled by healthy eating habits and physical activity. There is no rule which applies commonly for all women in terms of this duration of weight gain but on an average it is 5 years.
Yes, according to some studies it does reduce fat storage, increase fat burning, reduce appetite and improve blood sugar and insulin response. Because of its high acidity, drinking a lot of apple cider vinegar can damage your teeth, hurt your throat, and upset your stomach. So, it is not the right way to loose weight and it should not be used in more quatity for many days.
Every individual stores fat differently based on their genetics, environmental and lifestyle factors, body type. The order by which one looses fat in the body will also vary alot by the individual, there is no one-pattern-fits-all guideline. On a general note, men tend to loose abdominal fat first while women loose fat around hips, buttocks and thighs first.
Weight loss of five percent of body weight over a period of 6 - 12 months in the absence of trying to loose weight is considered an unexplained weight loss. When this weight loss occurs at a pace of more than half to one kilogram per week then it is considered rapid.
It is not very typical to have weight loss in IBS as compared to Ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. Due to severe abdominal pain or cramps, persons with IBS may consume less food than they normally would which may lead to weight change but significant weight loss may not be common.