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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It may: Many of the eating disorders are accompanied by underlying stress and depression, so medications can be helpful. It is so important to seek the help ... Read More
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Dr. John O'Malley
53 years experience Child Psychiatry
Medicine Helps: Medicine, especially ssris, can be very helpful. They have been used many years as an assistant to psychotherapy. Primary treatment still remains th ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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CBT: Counseling will help.....
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Your doctor may need to refer you for psychiatric therapy if she also agrees with your diagnosis. You will need to see someone who specializes in that ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Online resources: Recognizing the problem & deciding to take action is a great start! "Self-help cognitive behavioral therapy for binge eating disorder" (CBT-BED) ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Congratulations : Congratulations for addressing your issues! you may want to ask your pcp for a referral to a psychiatrist or psychologist to help you in handling you ... Read More
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Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A therapist: You may need a new pcm, some aren't familiar enough or comfortable treating eating disorders to help. A counselor will, especially if you choose one w ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
That depends: On whether you have associated MEDICAL ISSUES that require medication. In rare cases eating disorders have a purely medical or neurological basis. Mos ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eloise Potenza
18 years experience Clinical Psychology
Immediate ER visit: With this combination of symptoms, especially the suicidality, I would recommend bringing your friend to the hospital for evaluation immediately. Foll ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Mostly: They are similar in the recognition that one feels powerless over the addiction, that a higher power (understood as god, or the 12-step fellowship, or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
SEIZURE RISK: The problem with wellbutrin (bupropion) and an eating disorder is primarily with anorexia. The concern is that wellbutrin (bupropion) can lower the se ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Need help from pro: See a dentist who can help you achieve and maintain to mum oral health. You and your dentist can work as a team to achieve wonderful results.
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Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eating disorder ?'s: See your regular physician for a discussion and prescription (if necessary). Generally you do not need a psychiatrist for treatment unless your healt ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Eradicating?: I'm not sure eating disorders can be "eradicated, " since that implies that no one would ever develop them again. But they can certainly be treated w ... Read More

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