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What is the mechanism by which people who are anorexic or bulimic lose weight so fast?

What is the mechanism by which people who are anorexic or bulimic lose weight so fast?

You do not want to: You do not want to know! They are simply killing themselves, starving their bodies of important nutrition. Anorexia and bulimia are suicidal acts although until the damage is close to irreversible they cannot be hospitalized against their will. They usually are in denial and do not even see how imatiated they look. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can you lose weight from being bulimic?

Bulimia: Yes, it can cause weight loss, but bulimia, like anorexia, is a dangerous behavior and anyone that exhibits this behavior should seek or be referred for immediate medical treatment. Bulimia can be extremely damaging to the body, especially to the stomach and esophagus. Erosive esophagitis, malnutrition, and rotten teeth are just a few of the problems that may result from bulimia. ...Read more

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I am a recovered bulimic and I am trying to lose weight. Do you have any tips?

I am a recovered bulimic and I am trying to lose weight. Do you have any tips?

Some Tips: It is challenging to lose weight when recovering from bulimia. You do not want to obsess about food. Consider joining and getting a sponsor in oa. Work with a dietician to develop a healthy eating plan. Start exercising regularly. Find a good therapist and learn new ways to cope with anxiety instead of purging. (read: making peace with food) congrats on recovering and let us know how u do. ...Read more

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So I'm curious if I become bulimic and eat a certain amount of food can I lose weight?

So I'm curious if I become bulimic and eat a certain amount of food can I lose weight?

Not a good solution!: Bulimia has many negative side effects. If you have difficulty losing weight, you might see a dietician, or join a weight watcher program. You might join a health club and exercise regularly. Take dance classes, or some other program that can be fun and inspire active participation. Bulimia can kill. ...Read more

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Help! I am bulimic and im trying to eat better and lose weight the correct way if I go back to eat correctly?

Help! I am bulimic and im trying to eat better and lose weight the correct way if I go back to eat correctly?

Some Tips: It is challenging to lose weight when recovering from bulimia. You do not want to obsess about food. Consider joining and getting a sponsor in oa. Work with a dietician to develop a healthy eating plan. Start exercising regularly. Find a good therapist and learn new ways to cope with anxiety instead of purging. (read: making peace with food) congrats on recovering and let us know how u do. ...Read more

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In what period of time does a bulimic person lose weight?

In what period of time does a bulimic person lose weight?

No weight loss: Ironically, actual weight loss is not necessarily associated with bulimia. Instead, people with this disorder binge eat and attempt to prevent weight gain through compensatory behavior (e.g., vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, enemas, medications, fasting, or excessive exercise). ...Read more

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Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Anorexia/Bulimia.: I commend you for your Recovery from Anorexia/Bulimia.
Now, the the Wise Woman in you reflect:
What stress caused the condition?
How was life affected?
What helped-your personal determination, support groups, support from family, Therapy, medication?
Reasons to lose weight now?
What weight would you like to have?
Need for Support Groups
Please see a Psychiatrist for Therapy, diet, exercise, weight ...Read more

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Does taking laxatives help you lose weight? I'm bulimic and im tired of puking, will this help?

Does taking laxatives help you lose weight? I'm bulimic and im tired of puking, will this help?

Talk to a doctor: It sounds like you would benefit for treatment for a psychiatric illness. The abuse of laxatives and inducing vomiting frequently may cause an electrolytic disturbance and this could lead to a fatal cardiac event. I hope you are able to be seen promptly by someone who can help you. Stay safe! ...Read more

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How fast do you lose weight on liver failure?

How fast do you lose weight on liver failure?

Can be quick: Depends on how severe your liver failure is and whether you are able maintain any caloric intake. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight fast?

How do I lose weight fast?

Stop Eating......: This may sound smart alec, but it is accurate; ever seen people not fed who end up overweight, e.g. Concentration camps or starving? 2 rx agents on us market with track record of excellent safety & wt loss are victoza (liraglutide) & symlin, fda approved for diabetes tx (not wt loss per se). Stay away from otc products. Best cut carbs & quantity, study nusi. Org, robert lusting’s sugar: the bitter truth, etc.... ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast?

How can I lose weight fast?

Gradually is better: Weight that is lost quickly does not usually stay off. Most people will gain back the weight they lost and more. Better to eat 3 moderate meals and 2 healthy snacks a day, eating about every 3-4 hours. Don't try to eliminate all your favorite foods but cut back on the amount. Watch portion size and empty calories like sweetened drinks. Eat when you're hungry and stop when you feel satisfied. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast?

How can I lose weight fast?

Change mindset: Weight loss is a challenging but rewarding process. If you want to set yourself up for success and not failure, change your mindset. If you are looking for speed your setting yourself up for failure. You need to think long term, slow and steady is the best way. You are more likely to keep weight off if you think long term. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast?

Lose weight fast: Well, the goal should be to lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off permanently. Trying to lose weight rapidly with an extreme "crash" diet is a setup for failure, or the yo-yo effect (when you stop the diet you regain the weight back plus more). Eat healthy (cutting back on carbs and sugar) and do cardiovascular exercise (not walking but running, cycling, swimming, elliptical, zumba, etc). ...Read more

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How do you lose weight fast?

How do you lose weight fast?

Eat fewer calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories! ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight fast?

Best way to lose weight fast?

Fast weight loss: Usually losing weight "fast" involves an unhealthy diet, so there is no best one. One should have a healthy diet that controls the healthy proteins, fats, and carbohydrates to obtain a slow by steady weight loss until opimum weight is obtained. ...Read more

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What to do to lose weight fast?

What to do to lose weight fast?

Fast is not Best.: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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What is a fast way to lose weight?

What is a fast way to lose weight?

High protein: Low carbs (complex carbs like vegetables are good), and good fat (olive oil, coconut oil, not transfats in junk food). Movement is crucial. Walking is good. Peace and good health. Check w/your doc first to make sure you are fit for this program. ...Read more

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Hello how do you lose weight fast?

Hello how do you lose weight fast?

Weight loss.: Weight is lost when calories in are less than calories out. There is no magic pill or formula. You have to either eat less or expend more or a combination of both. A good exercise program and a diet high in protein and low in carbs seems to be the best choice. ...Read more

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What is a fast way to lose weight?

What is a fast way to lose weight?

Exercise: Decreasing your calorie and increasing your exercise is the best way to lose weight and keep it off. Other ways to lose weight quickly is harmful for your body and I would not recommend it. There is no magic bullet. ...Read more

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Is jogging a fast way to lose weight?

Is jogging a fast way to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: Jogging and exercise will certainly help with weight loss but 1 mile of jogging is about equal to 100 cal most of the time. It takes 3500 cal to lose 1 pound of fat so you can see that jogging 35 miles is a very slow way to lose your weight. Couple that with a good diet and lifestyle changes and you will be successful in the long run. ...Read more

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How fast can I lose weight healthily?

Fast weight loss: Quick weight loss tends to return. Weight loss of 1-2 lbs per week is a reasonable goal, although many people will exceed that their first weeks of diet change. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast in any way?

How can I lose weight fast in any way?

ADHS (vasopressin): Adhs (vasopressin) resets adrenals which helps body not to store weight around belly. By research it was found with adhs (vasopressin) female lost 6-8 pounds per month and male 10-12 pounds per month. The other meds that work is to use chromium to help pancreas and fat metabolism, and try to detox will help to loose water weight due to toxins. The best program is control-it by biotics or first line therapy by metagenics. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight fast! Any advice?

Advice = Not Fast!: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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What is an easy fast way to lose weight?

What is an easy fast way to lose weight?

No easy or fast way!: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast for teenagers?

How can I lose weight fast for teenagers?

First- does the teen: Actually need to lose weight. Second- rapid weight loss isn't a good idea for a teen. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, & junk carbohydrates. Get in exercise. ...Read more

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What is Tue best way to lose weight fast?

Stop junk foods!: Seriously, this adds calories like nobody's business. If you already on an organic, nonGMO diet with lots of veges and fruits (limit that as it can add calories if too much is eaten) rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins, micro and macronutrients, and proteins more than carbs, you'll have a head start. Work with your PCP so that you are on track and not losing it too fast to keep healthy! ...Read more

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What's a fast and easy way to lose weight?

What's a fast and easy way to lose weight?

No fast way: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Tell me how to lose weight fast....please?

Tell me how to lose weight fast....please?

Lose Weight: Lower you carbohydrate intake to no more than 30 grams per 4 hour period. Increase your protein intake up to 1 gram of protein for every pound you weigh (include weigh protein powder, the more expensive ones marketed as hydrolized protein taste better and are easier on the stomach). Eat broccoli, eggs, and spinach. Snack throughout the day on unsalted cashews and almonds. Chicken & pork & walking. ...Read more

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How might you lose weight fast and healthy?

How might you lose weight fast and healthy?

Eat healthy: One ofthe keys to losing weight and keeping it off is to do it in a thoughtful and meaningful way. This includes having the right perspective on food, exercise, sleep, and stress. For food, eat mostly a plant based diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, seeds, and whole graims and for protein eat wild fish like salmon every other day. Avoid processed foods. Exercise up to 45 minutes. ...Read more