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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 3 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
Mom should date again but is shy about it. Says guys want younger ones. How can I get her to go out again at 50+?.
Not your job. : Is she active? Does she have friends? As long as she is engaged in life, it is not your role to tell your mother how to live it. However, if she says she is afraid to leave the house, or is no longer doing activities she used to enjoy, encourage her to speak to her doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Normal not to crave sex? 40 virgin never wanted sex with boyfriends. Promised self at young age not to be single mom by choice like my mom was.
Phobic behavior: Some people are phobic about snakes/spiders/ guns which are exaggerations of normal caution. We also know some adults are phobic about commitment or sex. The deep seated reasons for this vary but your mention of avoiding single parenthood is a clue. If you are happy with life let it be. If you are motivated to change find a therapist and explore the origin of this feeling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it going to warp young kids to see their mom give birth? She doesn't even want pain medication or a gown.
No: Birth is a natural event. Not an illness. I would not like this if the people are not mature enough to know when to say when. I don't think it is wise to put the children under this stress when they could be able to hear the first heard sound of the baby from a room near by. I like to have fathers present for the delivery for the bonding. ...Read more
Intelligence/behavio: Intellegince does not dictate behavior. There was a study - people were tested with questions and the blood supply and thinking part of brain was mapped. For most questions the blood supply part in brain lit up before thinking- meaning our heart knows the answer before brain can think response. So your mom knows in her heart - http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/addiction/drugs/ - to learn mor. ...Read more
Seek treatment: Many young moms are overwhelmed and develop depression. Often anti-depressant medication is helpful. Ask your doctor about whther you would benefit from medication. Counseling may also be helpful. Getting some help with your children, so you can get some time to relax or extra sleep may also be helpful. ...Read more
I know exercise is good for you. I'm a stay @ home mom w/3 young kids and its very hot out. What can I do to lose weight and tone up inside?
I'm 5'6" and 19 yrs male. My father is 5'9" and mom is 5'3". I'm 3" shorter than expected? I look younger than my age. Can I grow at least 2 inches?
Honesty: I have always found that being honest and forthright is always the best policy. Hopefully your mother will be willing to listen to you and realize that at 19yo you have your own opinions and thoughts on certain life choices that she will hopefully respect. Best wishes. ...Read more
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