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Daughter has anorexia, is now on eating plan. we expected her digestive system to take a while to cope, but its been more than 6 months. a gastroenterologist gave series of laxatives, seemed to work but still severe pain, nausea, reflux. what next?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Diet change: I would suggest trying a casein(milk protein)& gluten(wheat protein) free diet. James Greenblatt has written about individuals with eating disorders missing the enzyme DPPIV-that digest those two proteins Answers to Anorexia: A Breakthrough Nutritional Treatment That Is Saving Lives (Book by James Greenblatt) Originally published: September 2010 also "Bright Line Eating" SP Thompson

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