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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Eating Disorder (Definition)

Eating disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by abnormal eating habits and dysfunctional relationship with food. Examples of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia ...Read more


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How many people who overcome eating disorders regress after treatment?

How many people who overcome eating disorders regress after treatment?

Quite a few: For anorexia, the relapse rate the first year is 30-50%, depending on the study cited, with another 3% roughly relapsing annually after that. ...Read more

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I have been in treatment for eating disorder. What are my options of a balanced workout?

I have been in treatment for eating disorder. What are my options of a balanced workout?

Walking: How about walking? You can do it anywhere. Limit yourself to 45 minutes per day. Limit your heart rate to 110-120 BPM (225-your age) x 60%. That's 60% of your max heart rate. 140 BPM should be the max-that's 80% of your max hr. So, basically, a brisk walk for 45 minutes. You shouldn't over do with that, right? Good luck. ...Read more

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When is it time to seek treatment or help for an eating disorder? When is an eating disorder too much and how do you know when it's gotten too far?

When is it time to seek treatment or help for an eating disorder? When is an eating disorder too much and how do you know when it's gotten too far?

The soonest, : The better. Thank u4 asking ur question: it's a great 1st step 2 recover ur health! an eating disorder may seriously endanger ur general health. A medical check up & labs w/ur gp is needed b4 consulting w/a mental health professional. U have 2make sure ur general health is medically assessed & then monitored. Ask ur gp 4 a referral 2 a mental health prof. Experienced in treating eating d/o. ...Read more

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What type of treatment is the most effective for eating disorders?

Envision Ur Recovery: Ideally, treatment would include careful medical & mental health assessment, followed by individualized treatment involving medical & nutritional support, plus long-term individual & family psychotherapy. From mental health perspective, conditions like depression & anxiety would be treated & treatment might include meds. Hardest thing = finding & sustaining motivation 2recover. Http//www.anad.org. ...Read more

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What are some names of treatment centers for eating disorders in men in Massachusetts.

What are some names of treatment centers for eating disorders in men in Massachusetts.

Eating Disorder TX: Walden Behavioral Care (508) 796-5797 - offers in pt treatment. My understanding is the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program at Rhode Island Hospital covers outpatient eating disorder treatment. (401) 444-1644. ...Read more

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My friend is getting denied treatment for her eating disorder. Is there anything I can do to help her get it? she is so dizy she walks into walls.

Eating disorder: Take your friend to the local emergency room. Explain the situation to the charge nurse. Do not wait to do this. Do it right now! ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's residential eating disorder treatment like?

Can any doc tell me what's residential eating disorder treatment like?

Varies: Residential eating disorder treatment centers will generally focus on assessing the type of eating disorder you are experiencing, provide group and individual therapy, nutrition counseling, medical evaluation, and education on food and nutrition. ...Read more

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How does eating disorder treatment work? What does the psychiatrist do with the patient?

Eating DO: Help them build self esteem, confidence & self worth. Medications used to treat underlying depression or anxiety. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bulimia (Definition)

Bulimia nervosa or "bulimia" is a psychiatric disorder in which a person over eats a lot of food at one time (binging) and then vomits later to purge herself of ...Read more