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Is eating less than 400 calories a day considered anorexic?

Is eating less than 400 calories a day considered anorexic?

Starving Ur Body: Can only formally diagnose this in person. But eating 400 cal/day = very dangerous. This will lead to malnutrition producing heart damage, other organ damage, infertility, hair/tooth/body hair/bone loss, etc. Call natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders: http://bit.Ly/14wd5ib. Anorexia nervosa = fatal mental disorder: about 10% die from suicide/starvation/metabolic failure/other. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Appetite Changes (Definition)

Appetite changes = increased or decreased desire to eat ...Read more


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Is diet soda more or less healthy than regular?

Is diet soda more or less healthy than regular?

Sugar vs Artificial: The question is ...Is the sugar better for you than the artificial sweeteners? I would chose water myself. There is so much junk in the soda besides the sugar and artificial sweeteners that i would stay away for the most part. ...Read more

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Have been eating less to loose weight and pooping less often. does more food = more poop and less food = less poop?

Have been eating less to loose weight and pooping less often. does more food = more poop and less food = less poop?

Not necessarily: You could eat less food but increase you fiber intake by switching to high fiber foods and keep your bowel movements regular. Or you could take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. In either case drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Could babies produce more spit than adults?

Could babies produce more spit than adults?

Why Yes!: Babies start to really drool between four to six months as they start the process of teething. So they are very "drooly" from that point until they cut their molars around age 2. Be sure to have plenty of bibs and burb cloths on hand! ...Read more

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Is bingeing less bad than purging?

Is bingeing less bad than purging?

Both are bad: Hard to choose between binging and purging: both can really mess up your body and even cause death. There are people who only binge; they end up massively obese. Purging, whether by vomiting or use of laxitives, may keep the weight under control but puts a lot of strain on the GI system and the body in general, which then can lead to other health problems. ...Read more

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Is bronchiolitis more dangerous for infants than adults?

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Is bronchiolitis more dangerous for infants than adults?

Definitely yes: Smaller calibered lower airway (bronchioles) and poor handling of respiratory secretions in infants make bronchiolitis problematic to them. ...Read more

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Can eating less cause less stool?

Can eating less cause less stool?

Yes, but: Amount of stool does depend on how much food you eat, but also on how much fiber there is in your stool. In the healthiest cultures that eat large amounts of dietary fiber and have the lowest rates of colon cancer and bowel disorders, they poop at least 5-6 times a day!. Our western diets don't come near that, so pooping more is nothing to frown at! ...Read more

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Is eating less or more causes reducing or gaining weight?

Is eating less or more causes reducing or gaining weight?

Diet: You will gain weight if you eat more and do not burn these additional calories through exercise. Our metabolism slows as we age unless we exercise regularly. If you eat the same as time goes on, do not exercise you will gain weight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do babies spit up more than usual when teething?

Do babies spit up more than usual when teething?

No: Babies will be teething on and off for a period of 18 to 30 months and "spitting up" isn't a feature of teething. ...Read more

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Do infants require fewer calories than toddlers?

Do infants require fewer calories than toddlers?

Yes: Typically infants require less calories than toddlers. The amount of calories required is based on their physical activity and weight. Typically a toddler is more active than an infant and they are heavier. Thus they rquire more calories than an infant. ...Read more

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116 lbs overweight. Started high protein/fiber, low calorie diet. Eating more than usual but less calories and fat. Lost 3.4 lbs in 3 days. Ok? Eating1300-1400 calories per day. Never hungry for more

116 lbs overweight. Started high protein/fiber, low calorie diet. Eating more than usual but less calories and fat. Lost 3.4 lbs in 3 days. Ok? Eating1300-1400 calories per day. Never hungry for more

Congratulations: Congratulations on attempting to lose weight! the problem with diets is that they are sometimes unsustainable. If you are eating 1300 calories per day and are not hungry this is a sign that you were maybe overeating before. The best solution is to make long term lifestyle changes. Losing a pound a day may be too much, a more realistic goal is 2-4 lbs per week. ...Read more

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Is it normal for infant baby of 8 days sleeping more than 16 to 19 hours?

Is it normal for infant baby of 8 days sleeping more than 16 to 19 hours?

Yes: Certainly is normal, if the baby is acting well and eating well otherwise. Newborns, in fact, usually sleep this much. ...Read more

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Is GERD more common in adults than children?

Is GERD more common in adults than children?

Both groups: Reflux disease is common in both children and adults, but children usually "grow" out of it. Treatment option include lifestyle changes, medication, endoscopic procedures, or surgery. ...Read more

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Are my medicines less good than eating healthy?

Are my medicines less good than eating healthy?

Don't have a clue: To get the best out of the site, you provide basic background material to support a clear question. We cannot see anything you load into your profile other than age and location. Your questions are never linked, so we cannot do follow-up on a past question. Questions are also randomly viewed by site docs. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more

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What makes baby food so much healthier than the "adult" versions?

What makes baby food so much healthier than the "adult" versions?

Nothing: Baby food is not actually healthier. It is more processed than regular food. It is actually better to make your own baby food. Baby food is a convenience item. ...Read more

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Is it normal for men to ejaculate more than once in less than a hour?

Is it normal for men to ejaculate more than once in less than a hour?

Male Sexuality: It is common. It will not be common as you get older. But at your age the ability to orgasm more than once in rapid repetition is not any any way abnormal or unhealthy. Just so you know, there is no medical or health reason to limit your sexual activity. ...Read more

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Healthy eating: how much more or less effective are nuts at reducing cancer risk than fruits and vegetables?

Healthy eating: how much more or less effective are nuts at reducing cancer risk than fruits and vegetables?

Unknown: A precise answer doesn't really exist. Focus on consuming a well-balanced meal to achieve an ideal body weight for your height and build. Regular exercise is also important. There is accumulating evidence that avoiding obesity lowers your risk of developing cancer. ...Read more

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Hasn't eaten more than 3-4 bites in 6 days. Constant fever no less than 100. Drinks bottles. No vomiting or diarrhea?

Hasn't eaten more than 3-4 bites in 6 days. Constant fever no less than 100. Drinks bottles. No vomiting or diarrhea?

Not much to offer: These symptoms are vague.I suppose she is taking enough bottles to remain hydrated, but that is not clear from your statement.I would have her evaluated.A better history and a physical exam could sort it out. ...Read more

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Frequent bowel movements more than once per day?

Frequent bowel movements more than once per day?

Depends on you: Frequent is more frequent for you. If you always poop 3 times a day then that is normal for you. If you always poop every other day then that is normal for you. If you are a once a day popper most of the time and all of a sudden you start pooping 6 times a day, then that would be "frequent bowel movements" for example. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Reduced Appetite (Definition)

diminished ...Read more