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How do you live healthy if I am bulimic/anorexic?

How do you live healthy if I am bulimic/anorexic?

Get treatment: These are serious symptoms . People who have bulimia and anorexia should have both a medical and a psychiatric evaluation. The next step would be a treatment plan to help with this serous condition. ...Read more

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Can someone be bulimic and anorexic?

Can someone be bulimic and anorexic?

Anorexia-Bulimia: Some Anorexics will not eat much ,then have a binge-purge session. These people are sometimes referred to as having Anorexia-Bulimia. Thank you for informing about Depression, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorder; and taking Busipirone and Amphetamine. See Psychiatrist •To confirm your Diagnoses , •Benefits and side effects of Busipirone and Amphetamine, •Other effective medications •Intensive Therapy ...Read more

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How are bulimic and anorexic different?

How are bulimic and anorexic different?

Variable: Anorexia is refusal maintain weight at or above a minimally normal weight. Also intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat even though they are underweight. Women have absence of at least three consecutive menstrual cycles. In bulimia, there are recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain -self induced vomiting, misuse of laxatives, etc. ...Read more

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Anorexic/bulimic but i still have stretch marks, please help me?

Anorexic/bulimic but i still have stretch marks, please help me?

See a dermatologist.: If your stretch marks are pretty severe, you could see a dermatologist to discuss treatment options. There are a variety of over-the-counter creams and ointments that may help. Bio-oil is one that is advertised as helping to decrease stretch marks. ...Read more

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Can there be unhealthy relationships with food/eating that are non anorexic/bulimic? How would they be diagnosed and addressed?

Can there be unhealthy relationships with food/eating that are non anorexic/bulimic? How would they be diagnosed and addressed?

Poor diet: You may be talking about poor food choices. Generally speaking, we all need protein, GOOD fats, and carbs. Our body needs to recognize the nutrition we take in. Additives and preservatives in food are not recognized and can cause harm. Avoid things like transfats, sugar, and artificial sweeteners. Please see nutritionist. Ask doc for a nutritional panel lab work. Peace & health. ...Read more

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Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Anorexia/Bulimia.: I commend you for your Recovery from Anorexia/Bulimia. Now, the the Wise Woman in you reflect: What stress caused the condition? How was life affected? What helped-your personal determination, support groups, support from family, Therapy, medication? Reasons to lose weight now? What weight would you like to have? Need for Support Groups Please see a Psychiatrist for Therapy, diet, exercise, weight ...Read more

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What can they look for in a blood test and EKG for bulimics or purging anorexics?

What can they look for in a blood test and EKG for bulimics or purging anorexics?

Many things: Electrolyte abnormalities would be the most immediate concern that would show up in both blood tests and ekg. Blood tests may be used to evaluate the nutritional status as well and any other disorders that may show up after history, physical examination and results of initial tests. ...Read more

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I have anorexic/bulimic tendencies. I do self harm (cutting). I am depressed as constantly think of suicide. I feel like i'm going insane.Help?:(

I have anorexic/bulimic tendencies. I do self harm (cutting). I am depressed as constantly think of suicide. I feel like i'm going insane.Help?:(

Seek Consistent Help: It sounds like things are getting out of control for you pretty quickly and I am concerned about your safety. I would encourage you to contact your physician's office or any mental health professional whom you might already be seeing. If your immediate safety is in question, then you need to go to your closest emergency room. In the long run you need to establish consistent mental health care. ...Read more

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Anorexic/Bulimic I drunk red wine on Saturday night and since I've had black tar like stools , is it the red wine or the anorexia/bulimia ? Thanks

Anorexia/bulemia: Hello Amanda, please see your doctor soon. Anorexia and bulimia are both commonly associated with gastritis, ulcers and G.I. bleeding. From your history I think any doctor would suspect that you have bleeding somewhere in your digestive tract. This can be very dangerous and you should see your doctor ASAP or go to an ER if he can't see you immediately. Also, stop throwing up. ...Read more

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I starve all day, only an apple, then BINGE AND PURGE ALOT. Am I anorexic, bulimic or both. 5'3" and 80lbs and take laxatives to prevent water weight?

I starve all day, only an apple, then BINGE AND PURGE ALOT. Am I anorexic, bulimic or both. 5'3" and 80lbs and take laxatives to prevent water weight?

Bulimic: You have symptoms of bulimia nervosa. The best way to address this is to start eating 5 SMALL meals a day & control your portions. Eating one apple in AM, and then starving all day increases likelihood of binge-eating in the evening. ...Read more

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