3. Loss of Appetite
You might experience less interest in eating for numerous reasons. This might be due to cancer itself or other symptoms of cancer which make it harder to eat or result in a loss of appetite. Cancer causes changes to your metabolism (the breakdown of food that gives your body energy at the cellular level), creates acid buildup in your stomach –which makes you feel full even when you haven’t eaten–, or can even cause anemia (not enough red blood cells in your body).
Bloating is a pain in the belly and/or pelvic region that is seemingly ever-present. To differentiate between “normal” bloating and ovarian cancer bloating, bloating pertaining to ovarian cancer occurs when there is little to no change in your dietary and exercise patterns.Posted on November 20, 2017