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I'm starving myself unconsciencely because i'm depressed with bad mood swings.No desire to eat.I don't obsess over food or my weight.Pos eating disord?
"Starving" ?: Your situation seems complex, and we don't know you like your own doctor does. So please talk with him or her about this. Many depressed people lose their appetites. You also deny the concern with food and weight so common in eating disorders. Your additional information shows you're on amphetamine as well as antidepressants and mood stabilizers; amphetamines can affect appetite also. ...Read more
Fingers: By sticking their fingers down their throats. ...Read more
Wrong question !: The label is not important. What is important is that purging is a potentially a harmful symptom . It is a signal that a person is struggling with issues and should get help. ...Read more
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I would: I imagine so btw I am not alcoholic. ...Read more
Have you : Considered seeing a psychologist to gain a better understanding of this behavior? ...Read more
Help please! is binging then starving still classed as bulimia, or is bulimia just binge and purge?
Gad, bingeed. W/ therap, realized binge to deaden unbearable adrenaline, when breathing, medita. Not work. Other non-med ways to subdue adrenaline?
What to do:: There are a # of ways to address your adrenailine release/ anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. Have you been checked to rule out medical causes for adrenaline release? ...Read more
I'm tired of people telling me that eating 2 bananas a day is bad. I'm 17. Are those telling me right?
Food questions: There is no medical or health concerns about eating bananas. Their health beliefs are 100% wrong. ...Read more
Ground meat, rice, celery ,cucumber ,mushroom,carrot all diced with de cafe ice tea low in acid?just got diagnose with lpr by ent.taking protonix (pantoprazole)
Why do I get teal diarrhea & my stomach rumbles SO much after eating lucky charms? I'm fine w/ other cereals. I drink milk alone & no prob.
I get savage irrational rage & full-body dysesthesia when eating food high in aspartic, glutamic, & arachidonic acid. Why? Nmda receptor dysfunction?
Evaluation: Having a sweet tooth is hard to overcome but it takes discipline and it could require the help of doctors to help you overcome your binge eating. ...Read more
Sleepy after meal: Food in intestine triggers the Parasympathetic nervous system which tells our body to slow down & focus on digesting the food. Brain cells found in the Hypothalamus in the brain, called Orexin, neurons, produce the protein Orexin which regulates wakefulness. Also, Insulin from the pancreas causes increase Melatonin & Serotonin production, hence drowsiness. ...Read more
8-year old son bitten by gopher. Er did not treat because gophers "very rarely" get rabies. Once symptomatic, death is certain. Vaccinate anyway?
Rabies vaccination: Consider (1) the history of any cases of rabies from gophers in your locality; it sounds like the er mds are saying it is very rare; and (2) consider the circumstances of the bite. Did the gopher go after your son for no apparent reason, or was your son trying to play with it. If the latter, then this is a "provoked" bite which also carries less risk. If so, i think it safe not to vaccinate. ...Read more