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A 46-year-old female asked:

Is it true anorexia when you lose weight and restrict food because you believe that you are a bad person for and the burden you place on during grief?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
It is depression: Anorexia is the name of those symptoms. Adding fatigue, hopelessness and lack of pleasure is depression. Low vit d and hashimoto's thyroiditis are two easily curable conditions that can cause depression. Have a complete check-up addressing physical and mental issues. Visualizing positives to release endorphins and exercise like pretend jump roping for a total of 60 minutes a day helps.
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