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how can you tell if you are anorexic

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anorexic: Excess wt. Loss, secretive eating habits, perceives self as fat when actually underweight, binges/purges, boarded food, sickly a lot.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Anorexia: Not without more history.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Call NEDA, Ask Q's: Speak w/someone re ur specific concerns @nat'l assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders (neda) helpline: (630) 577-1330. 4 educat'l info re eating ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That might happen: More often in an over eater or a bulimic.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anorexic.: Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. They have body image or self esteem conflicts.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
26 years experience Psychiatry
Worry about fat: Anorexia or eating disorder is a very complex disoder which is being still researched , and more is being learnt in this decade, unipolar depressio ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Since anorexia is partly based on distorted body image. And because eating food can cause weight gain and further "distort" body image, there are man ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anorexic: Excess wt. Loss, secretive eating habits, perceives self as fat when actually underweight, binges/purges, hoarded food, sickly a lot.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Help: have her see a health professional to assess what her underlying reason for the anorexia is and prescribe the correct treatment
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Most people do not: Fast except for religious observances. If you are fasting, it would lead me to worry about anorexia. Meet with a psychologist who specializes in eatin ... Read More

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