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How anorexics lose weight

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 24 years experience
Anorexia: Anorexics don't eat, and often become very skilled at concealing it. They often fly under the radar and go unnoticed. That makes it even more deadly b... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Because you: Eat in-between and eat to excess after your periods of starving. Anorectics also abuse laxative and induce vomiting to cut caloric intake even further... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Starvation: People with anorexia nervosa limit their food intake to the point where they're literally starving their bodies. Along with many other issues, there ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Many reasons why: It's serious. Remember too low a body weight or inappropriate efforts at weight loss, like you see in anorexia nervosa, disrupt many bodily function ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
That is quite: Variable. It depends on things like metabolic rate, exercise level, nutrition, muscle mass, etc.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Clinical Psychology 20 years experience
Not healthy: Anorexia is a form of starving the body and should never be looked at as a viable weight loss strategy. It is unhealthy to deprive the body of nutrie... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
That isn't always: True. Although starvation can lead to rapid weight loss due to catabolism of muscle - it can also slow rate of weight loss. This is because staying in... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Anorexic: Depends on perception of ideal weight, dietary habits, general health.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Extreme starvation : diets are NOT the way to go. You could make yourself quite ill. You may also sabotage yourself because when the body goes into starvation mode you wil... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 75 years experience
Very quickly: If this is anorexia nervosa get help asap. It is a very dangerous disease.
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