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A 41-year-old member asked:

In general, which one do docs think is worse - being anorexic, or being obese?

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Dr. Daniel Sternberg
Clinical Psychology 51 years experience
Anorexia, obesity: Both can have significant consequences on your health, and on your life. Best to have a consultation with your family or available doctor to find out if there are any medical problms underlying obesity. Probably not the best solution if someone were considering anorexia to control weight and avoid obesity.
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