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How long does it take to notice a weight loss in an anorexic teenager?

How long does it take to notice a weight loss in an anorexic teenager?

Weight loss: Sometimes quite awhile. The ill teenager often tries to hide the weight loss, wearing bulky clothes, covering arms and legs so that weight loss is covered over. When parents observe this behavior they should insist on finding the truth and then take their child to their physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Please tell me how long it takes for to notice weight loss in anorexia?

Please tell me how long it takes for to notice weight loss in anorexia?

Depends: You have to burn off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound. Depends upon how severe the anorexia is. See a psychiatrist for treatment before severe problems arise. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for weight loss to show using anorexia?

How long is it supposed to it take for weight loss to show using anorexia?

Anorexia: Takes a while, due to secretiveness of the eating patterns, until it gets severe & obvious enough that it cannot be concealed anymore, or when starts to affect physical health & appearance in obvious manner. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an anorexic to lose weight?

How long does it take for an anorexic to lose weight?

Anorexic: Depends on perception of ideal weight, dietary habits, general health. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for an anorexic person to lose weight?

How long is it supposed to it take for an anorexic person to lose weight?

We Try 2 Do No Harm: U are asking how long it takes someone who is starving him/herself 2 lose weight. This reminds me of cruel "medical experiments" [read: torture] performed on some prisoners in world war ii. From those so-called experiments, we learned things like how low body temperature can drop before a person dies. >> for help with ur fears about weight contact neda: http://bit.Ly/158io3p they'll understand. ...Read more

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How long would it take a new anorexic to start losing weight?

How long would it take a new anorexic to start losing weight?

Not recommended: It sounds like you're intending to use being anorexic as a method of weight loss, and not understanding that anorexia nervosa is a serious illness which can result in death. If you do need to lose weight, there are healthy ways to do this. But, please consult with your physician first. ...Read more

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What can cause a teenager to lose hair and weight loss?

Many Reasons: There are many reasons that a teenager may be experiencing hair and weight loss. The possibilities range from stress, hormonal imbalance, anxiety, thyroid problems, anorexia and many more. A thorough history and physical evaluation should be done by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the perfect weight-loss diet-plan for a female teenager?

What is the perfect weight-loss diet-plan  for a female teenager?

Teens and weight: Please check in with your doctor to review your growth chart and see if you are overweight or not. It is important to know what is a good weight range for your height and bone structure. No two people are the same, so you may weigh more than a friend but be fine because you're taller! if your doctor says your weight is in a good range for your body, no weight loss is needed. Eat healthy & exercise! ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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