9 Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Loss of Appetite, Weight Loss

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2. Loss of Appetite, Weight Loss

Often, serious bloating comes with a diminishing appetite and unexplained weight loss. Since the ovaries are close to the stomach and intestines, a growing tumor can begin to press on these organs, making you feel full even after a small snack.

Tumors also produce hormones that can interfere with your metabolism and appetite, leading to sudden and significant changes; even your favourite foods can be unappealing, and things can start to taste terrible.

Losing 10% or more of your body weight without trying is a cause for concern, but keep in mind that unexplained weight loss can point to a number of conditions – cancer may not be the culprit.

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