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How Can I Recover My Physical Strength After Suffering From Anorexia
You Write Your Story: 4 someone w/ anorexia, recovery is both physical (eating balanced diet 2get the nutrients the body needs, get hormones back in balance) and psychological (finding new ways of coping w/ intense feelings, body image expectations, etc) recovery can b very tough & relapse is common. The medical+psychological support u get or find & the meaning u take from ur experience will shape the story u tell. ...Read more
I finally started gaining weight after suffering from anorexia but my hair is falling out and I had go vegan.
I am gaining but my hair is falling!!!
Need details: Menstrual periods????When did you begin to eat again after what duration of anorexia? How much did you lose, how much have you regained? Vitamins or supplements? Hormones or birth control? Extent of hair loss? Hair loss from entire scalp? From other areas? A dermatologist will help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After recovering from anorexia, gaining weight, i still look inproportioned. After 6 months is the weight still redistributing?
Careful: I am very glad to hear that you are recovering and have gained back some of your body weight. Please speak to your psychiatrist regarding your concerns surrounding your body image. It is important to get feedback from others regarding this as you continue to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may or may not: Anorexia often stops a women's periods. When you do not have your period, then you are not ovulating. Some women w/ anorexia will start having their periods again once their weight is normal, some will not. All women with a previous history should have a thorough evaluation by a fertility specialist to assess their ovarian function and their thyroid function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Continue therapy : Psychologist/psychiatrist to avoid relapse. Eat well daily with adequate amount of proteins, exercise, avoid alcohol, smoking and stress. Develop a good network of friends and family. Enjoy life even when times are though. My personal opinion, very personal, allow god in your life( pray and congregate). Good luck. ...Read more
Is it normal after being healthy for a year after suffering 4 years from anorexia nervosa to relapse? What should I do to prevent it getting worse?
See below: You're on the right track since you're addressing your relapse here. This is a great first step. Look at things that worked for you in the past. Address what triggered your current episode, work through it and take things from there. Sometimes, coping techniques used might not work, that's why you need to address that in psychotherapy with someone who is specializing in eating disorders. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm recoverIng from anorexia, and I am weight restored, but lately I have been vomIttIng InvoluntarIy after eatIng. Could thIs be because of my ed?
I'm recovering from anorexia and sometimes after I eat my stomach rumbles or hurts a bit. Will this get better in time?
Yes: your stomach is healing and often there is not enough enzymes or acid in the stomach so the food ferments causing the problem keep on a good diet with fiber and may need pancreatic enzymes or more acid in your diet like fruit or apple cider vinegar It will heal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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