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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Anorexia nervosa include:: Behavior therapy, Psychotherapy.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Honest- tactful: I think it is fair to be honest in a tactful manner. People with anorexia nervosa have distorted body images & reality based feedback can be beneficia ... Read More
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Dr. Shane Russell-Jenkins
20 years experience Psychiatry
Honestly.: Anorexia nervosa is a medical disorder where the person has a distorted self image of themselves, and of what they consider as overweight/fat/obese... ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Unknown: The exact cause of anorexia nervosa is unknown. As with many diseases, it's probably a combination of biological, psychological and environmental fact ... Read More
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Dr. Julie O'Toole
35 years experience Pediatrics
Cause is unknown: No one knows, really. But two things we do know: parents do not cause anorexia nervosa in children and children do not choose to have it. Basically, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Treatment: An eating disordet specialist is ideal. I recommend a combination of medication, dietician, primary care physician and psychologist for counseling. A ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Seek medical ;: Psychiatric eval to know. Do you focus on your weight ; your body? Do you have normal or low weight but think you are fat? Do you skip meals? Weigh yo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Clinical Diagnosis: An is diagnosed on the basis of a person becoming preoccupied with her or his weight to the point that through food restriction, laxitive abuse, vomit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John O'Malley
53 years experience Child Psychiatry
See medical attentio: If you think you have and eating disorder, see your physician promptly. Persons with anorexia nervosa are below the average weight of that age group, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Seek Help: As anorxia nervosa can be lethal, which means you could actually die, my best advice is to not treat yourself, but rather to seek treatment from a per ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Body image: People with anorexia nervosa have an inappropriate body image i.e. Dispite being at normal or even a low, unhealthy weight they continue to see themse ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Anorexia nervosa include:: Abnormal heart rhythms, Fatigue, Alopecia, Constipation, Dehydration, Fear of gaining weight, Fracture, Low blood pressure on standing, Low body tem ... Read More

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