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I Have An Eating Disorder How Is My Skin Health Related To My Dietary Health
Very connected: People with eating disorders often suffer from rough, dry, flaky skin, which is caused by not eating enough protein or fat. These symptoms will improve as your diet improves and omega-3 fatty acid supplements can be helpful as well. Your doctor will also check your vitamin d and thyroid levels, as they can be abnormal in eating disorders and cause skin problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I might be developing an eating disorder...Please help me okay...So my little sister and best friend both have eating disorders and now I am beginning to feel the same emotional distress that leads to an eating disorder: body dysmorphic disorder, low self
Leads to what?: It is good that you recognize the pull of,your sister' s eating disorder. As observed in college dorms, these can be contagious. Once you buy in, you are entering a world of competition that only leads to feeling worse. Get some counseling before it even starts. Figure out the feelings that are leading you in this direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have schizo-affective bipolar type disorder. Is it ok to eat a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet? I heard you could mess up your mental health. Is that true
Disclosure needed: Yes-- your trainer needs to know this. ...Read more
Multiple factors: Diet, exercise, positive self image. Cross train 3-4 times a week for 40 minutes-1hour. Eat 6-8 small fist sized portions of high protein , low carb, low salt food and drink 8-10 glasses of water daily, Have a photo of yourself or someone you would like to look like on your dressing room mirror and look at it daily. This will take 2-3 months before results are noted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No such test: Your digestive system handles what you put into it. There's no test to see 'digestive system damage'. You should get a lipid profile done to check your cholesterol. In some cases high cholesterol and poor diet can contribute to fatty liver. A complete metabolic profile could also be checked. ...Read more
Hi i have a chill due to weather conditions and i would like to know roughly how long it will last I am a healhy young person with no health problems?
Usually : If you get a chill due to the weather it usually resolves once you get into a warm and dry environment. If you are really cold it can take up to an hour to warm up. ...Read more
What's the relation between anexity and depression? Can someone have them both? Is there a certain alerting symptoms as a must to see a therapist. I am concerned about my mental and emotional health and stuck in a country that doesn't really support seek
Anxiety & Depression: Anxiety & depression can occur together in the same person. Also, chronic anxiety with no relief can lead to depression. Some of the ways people try to medicate themselves for anxiety (alcohol, marijuana, etc) can lead to depression. Antidepressants like celexa, zoloft, (sertraline) and others can help anxiety. Sounds like seeing a therapist would be good idea for u -- and if suicidal, it's an emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Me on diet, can I use boil chicken/cereal or pasta daily?But I have pcos so have to manage weight and hormonal balance , guide about my diet in detail.
Stop the Bad Foods: The fastest and easiest way to lose weight is to find the causes of your weight gain. I have enclosed a list of the top 6 causes for weight gain in order of which are the most important to change, if you drink sugary drinks(soda, juices, gatorade), change to no calorie drink, if you are eating burgers & fries, eat a ham sandwich, if u are skipping breakfast, have a 100 cal bagel w cheese-simple! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I help my grandfather who is an alcoholic? He doesn't seem to think its a problem and is starting to have health problems: gout.. Which is assoc. With drinking
Get help: When things feel like this with a mental health condition, for sure you need a good psychiatrist and psychotherapist working with you. Medications can often help, along with various kinds of talk therapy. You also need supports in your day-to-day life who are reliable and have your best interests in mind. Many such conditions can be chronic but can be managed well so that you have a full life. ...Read more
Hii,gender- female,age- 19 years,I have been experiencing severe hair loss , for more than a month. My family doctor said it was due to stress and prescribed certain vitamin supplements, however it has not helped me. Could you please tell me what is the a
Read up: Please read up on "telogen effluvium", a frustrating but usually self-limiting condition. See if this matches your symptoms. ...Read more
Digestive health is bad. Just learned I have grain allergies and i need help/ urgent, am dying for a sandwich?
Probably Coeliac.: Don't panic yet. Coeliac disease sounds near terminal, but if that is what it is don't worry. It means that you are sensitive to wheat. This is a challenge but in todays society you can go to the grocery store and get gluten (wheat germ) free products and live a very healthy uncomplicated life. Google coeliac disease. ...Read more
Is it possible for me to have an eating disorder even though I'm not skinny? Im worried about my relationship with food.
I don't eat any fruits or vegetables since my child hood. Will it be a problem for my health in future? Any vitamin that can be recommended?
Healthy living: Great point about healthy living- it is a decision that involves the entire household. And that is important given the childhood obesity epidemic in the USA. Here is the guide to healthy eating (NIH) for your family. Change what you bring into the house to eat. Oatmeal is a very healthy breakfast. Focus on whole grains, non-fat dairy and greek yogurt. And exercise daily! http://tinyurl.com/qf7faaz ...Read more
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