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Is It Possible To Not Gain Weight During Effective Bulimia Treatment
Sure: Often times, individuals with bulimia nervosa maintain the appropriate weight for their body size to begin with. Focussing on weight, is the opposite of what a person with an eating disordet should be doing. Focussing on a healthy lifestyle with a proper diet and exercise for the long haul is the way to go. ...Read more
Yes: Weight loss basics do begin with diet, lifestyle and activity changes. To be effective the changes need to be permanent. Low glycemic diet, exercise daily or at least activity (two times weekly something high intensity), certain supplements, food allergy testing for some. http://mymannapages.com/esuite/home/DrStu ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It's not easy to lose weight. It's a full time job. It requires motivation, dedication, & self discipline. It can be done but it doesn't happen quickly or by accident. Consider joining weight watchers, tops, curves or buying one of the many excellent books available. Set a target date, take one day at a time, expect backsliding, stay focused, aim for lifelong healthy eating. B patient. Good luck! ...Read more
What's happening?: In this world, people will call you many things, true or not. The fact that you want to gain tells me you do not have anorexia nervosa. If you appear ill and are very thin despite eating what seems to be a healthy diet, you may have malabsorption (celiac disease, whipple's) or maldigestion (pancreatitis, adult cf); get a workup. If you're merely well-defined, athletic and slim, it's sour grapes. ...Read more
Is there any pills to lose weight while breastfeeding, if not what is the most efficient way. Also I have thyroid as well?
The old fashioned: way (: But would keep you pace slow & steady regarding weight loss. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories ...Read more
Is mareina a safe birth control? Does it make you gain weight? Is it likely to casuse infertility?
Absolutely: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud's are a safe birth control. The Progesterone in the iud can have some minor side-effects including mild weight gain in some women as the Progesterone is a derivative from androgens, however, it is a very low dose and the majority of women have no untoward side-effects. Iuds particularly in monogamous relationships are not associated with infertility. ...Read more
Is it possible for your body to grow a resistance to Phentermine and it no longer being effective with weight loss?'
Tolerance may happen: Phentermine is an amphetamine-like prescription medication used to suppress appetite. It works in the brain; the remarkable powers of your brain often work to gradually minimize the effects of foreign substances. Because of addiction potential it is only approved for 12 weeks of use...as a kick start to a multifaceted weight loss program of healthy calorie restriction and more physical activity. ...Read more
Who knows ? : ? about the effect of electric blankets on physiological function. Unfortunately, there is good science that low power vibrating electromagnetic waves can be causal of tissue injury and behavioral disorders. Pending further data, electric blankets are not to be advised. Similarly, avoid synthetics and stay with cotton and wool. Your electromagnetic body field will be grateful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated Question: You might want 2 chat w/ someone at the natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders helpline about this, so you can discuss your rea http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Call (630) 577-1330 to talk to someone who'll very likely understand your fears about weight/weight gain. Relapse is very common among those w/ anorexia. Preoccupation with weight/body size & shape can often slip back into your life. ...Read more
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