U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 44-year-old member asked:

If you have recovered from anorexia physically do you still remain anorexic mentally?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
You Write Your Story: 4 someone w/ anorexia, recovery is both physical (eating balanced diet 2get the nutrients the body needs, get hormones back in balance) and psychological (finding new ways of coping w/ intense feelings, body image expectations, etc) recovery can b very tough & relapse is common. The medical+psychological support u get or find & the meaning u take from ur experience will shape the story u tell.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Related questions

A 35-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 21-year-old female asked:
2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
A 36-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 25-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Last updated Apr 3, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.