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What does it say about my diet/metabolism if Im not very hungry

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What does it say about my diet/metabolism if I'm not very hungry during the day/afternoon...always have a late afternoon energy crash... and am very hungry at night?

I've tried to eat more during the day when Im not so hungry and therefore can make healthier choices, but I just dont have much of an appetite and Im always starving at night.

I'm trying to lose weight and my weight wont budge at all despite adding 5-7 miles per day on my exercise bike.

Very frustrated.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--do you have any medical conditions?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hypersomnia and anxiety/depression... Managed with Adderall XR, Bupropion, and Viibryd.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK--have you had your thyroid functions checked?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes...last time it was tested there were no problems with it. I had a bunch of bloodwork done because I was worried about my weight and the only thing of any concern seemed to be that I was low in Vitamin now I take a vitamin for that...

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
idea of your total calorie intake per day?