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Winchester, VA
A 28-year-old female asked:

can stress and anxiety cause you to find food repulsive? i gag thinking about eating. what can i do to get nutrients when i can't eat?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Therapy+Ensure: Yes, and while you await your first (ASAP) appointment w/ a good CBT therapist optimally w/ special experience in eating issues - consume a product like Ensure as directed and as you can tolerate it, add bits of any additional food you feel OK w/. Ask at a Health or Drug Store for ideas.

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Last updated May 29, 2016

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