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Can You Inherit Bulimia If Your Mom Had It When She Was Young
Maybe: Bulimia is a condition included as a subset of eating disorders that can occur with ocd, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, phobic disorders, or poor self image. Some of these conditions are heritable and the offspring may have similar symptoms. It is important to know your family history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I get over my bulimia? I've had it for years..And my friends are worried! i don't know how to tell my mom so i decided to stop before she finds out.. How do I do it?
Since recovery from: An addiction requires scrupulous honesty - encourage you to tell your mother about your disorder. This way she can be part of your support system rather than one more person that you hide things from. Are you working with a psychiatrist or psychologist? Have you had a complete medical evaluation? If you are going to do this - do it right. ...Read more
I don't know your: Age. I would hope that your family could be incorporated into your treatment. People with bulimia often need specialized treatment. My guess is that your parents would need to pay for this - or their insurance would be used (if you are a minor). I don't know how that would happen if they were kept totally in the dark. ...Read more
I am a wife and full time working mom with a toddler. I sufferfrom bulimia and addiction to porn. I'm worried about my addictions. How can I overcome them?
Behaviorl addictions: Addictive behaviors are not limited to alcohol and drugs. Overeaters anonymous (www.Oa.Org) and sex addicts anonymous (www.Sexaa.Org) offer lots of support and information helpful for these issues. A therapist who treats behavioral addiction can help too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can long term bulimia cause liver cancer? My mom has a 90% chance of liver cancer but hates alcohol has never drank or abused any drugs but pukes alot
Is scleraderma hereditary? My mom has it and it was active when she was young, my brother & I don't show symptoms. Could I get it later in life?
Scleroderma: Although we do not think of scleroderma or other autoimmune diseases as hereditary, i.e. clearly passed down from one generation to another, there is a somewhat increased risk of developing auto immune disease in your life time. However, it does not mean that you will develop scleroderma. You should have regular assessments for any unexplained symptom but you should live your life without worrying ...Read more
My mom has permanent headaches & she gets dizzy from time to time. She Had migraine when she was young but got rid of it. Can it come back?
Headache: I think she needs to see a neurologist To rule out more serious illnesses and have a good exam and maybe a scan of the head ...Read more
Food secrecy: Food may be hoarded and eaten in secret -- followed by vomiting so as not to gain weight. It can be an obsessive behavior. The person is generally consumed with weight and body image, but deals with anxiety and other emotional pain through food behaviors. There may be depression as well as cravings for sweets, other carbs, etc which trigger the binges -- followed again by vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not mean: On the contrary i suspect you're a loving, concerned mom who cares about your child and recognizes that driving is serious business that involves risks that are out of your and your child's hands. Not every teen is ready to drive at 16, and in general a teen's parent(s) are probably good people to make that determination. ...Read more
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