Ok, my problem is that I have been very underweight all my life (except maybe first 6 years). I mean obviously this could be just genetic variance, but I dont know.

My normal BMI ranges from 14-17, so its way too low, eating a lot and high Kcal stuff I can get to maybe 20, but then I just feel sick all the time... My metabolic level is also more than it should be by around 20% or more... Still my axillary temp is normal 36.4. I also have slight depression and usually feel more tired than other people.

Uh yeah, and I am a guy, 20 years old, so this isnt some teenage thing.
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replied April 25th, 2010
How many of these symptoms do you have?

o High BMR
o Increased perspiration
o Rapid pulse
o Increased body temperature
o Restlessness, insomnia, weight loss
o Increased appetite
o Goiter (primary or secondary origin)
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replied April 27th, 2010
The thing is, I have been underweight all my life, so this is a very long term issue. It might be genetics, but who knows...

Anyway:

High BMR - yup I got that - its very high (or I dont digest properly).
Increased perspiration - well I sweat a lot when exercising but I dunno about this.
Rapid pulse - No, its quiet slow. 60-70.
Increased temperature - well I havent measured everywhere, but auxillary temp is lower than average. (36.35-36.4c)
Restlessness - If something I am tired all the time. Fall asleep very easily and sleep more than average if I can.
Goiter - I dont belive so, but maybe the thyroid is a bit larger. IDK.

Strange thing that I seem to have quiet slow body functions but yet very high BMR.
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replied June 5th, 2010
Finally doc ordered me to go to a blood test, everything (including thyroid) was normal, except something related with bone structuring (caused by possible vit D deficiency?). I got appointed to blood test that checks the D levels and parathormone etc.


Anyway now I think I might have a fat absorption problem, since I eat enough vit D. And also cause I have frequent bowel movements (after every meal) and at times yellow stool (if I eat a lot of fat - is that normal?), also my stool is quiet soft and could be bit darker.
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replied June 5th, 2010
a good firm texture is nice for your stool. try picking it up to determine the consistency. i advise not wearing gloves to get a better feel for it. if it requires a gentle squish to fall apart then this is the correct texture. if it runs through your hands this is much too liquidy.
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