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What are the best home remedies for anorexia nervosa?

What are the best home remedies for anorexia nervosa?

None: Love and support are always the best medicine, but not always the most effective. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Anorexia Nervosa (Definition)

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person refuses to maintain a normal body weight, has a fear of being fat, and significantly misperceives their body weight or shape. People with anorexia tend to be female (about 90%). Patients are unaware that their preoccupation with weight is abnormal. They tend to see their low weight as an achievement, which limits ...Read more


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What's the best treatment for anorexia nervosa?

What's the best treatment for anorexia nervosa?

Multidisciplinary!: Regardless of the age or sex of the patient, a team of clinicians working together to address the various aspects of this disease is key. This may include a nurse, pediatrician/family physician, psychiatrist, therapist and nutritionist/dietician. The severity of the symptoms will determine if this occurs in hospital or as an outpatient. ...Read more

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Where is the best place in oregon to send someone who has anorexia nervosa for treatment?

It depends on age: The best places for pediatric care are not the same as the best places for adult care and ideally their care should not be mixed. The best care should be multidisciplinary, with strong physician oversight of medical complications and family-centered. A web search is your friend in sorting this out as generalist doctors may not know. ...Read more

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Can you tell me treatment options for anorexia nervosa?

Can you tell me treatment options for anorexia nervosa?

Anorexia treatment: Since anorexia is a very serious illness which can lead to death, it is imperative to get professional help. In addition there are support groups which can be an adjunct to psychotherapy. A team approach with a psychiatrist, psychologist and nutritionist or an intensive day program may be the best way to start. There are some great programs available, use them! ...Read more

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Which treatment is effective for anorexia nervosa?

Which treatment is effective for anorexia nervosa?

U may need several. : Type of treatment , including inpatient and or er. If have it talk with u physician. ...Read more

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Describe the causes symptoms and treatment for anorexia nervosa?

Describe the causes symptoms and treatment for anorexia nervosa?

This is too broad a: Topic to cover in 400 characters or less. Check out this great article by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/anorexia/basics/definition/con-20033002. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to say to comfort a individual suffering from anorexia nervosa?

What is the best thing to say to comfort a individual suffering from anorexia nervosa?

Encourage: Being supportive is the best thing. Encourage the person to be honest with with their own feelings and honest with you. Be supportive and and encourage them to seek help. ...Read more

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How to know what is anorexia, and what is this basic medicine for its treatment without sideffect ?

How to know what is anorexia, and what is this basic medicine for its treatment without sideffect ?

Anorexic.: Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. They have body image or self esteem conflicts medicines used to treat it depend on the symptoms & the extent of the illness. ...Read more

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Is there a point that you decide that recovery from anorexia is not possible? 25+ yrs, yrs of treatment, in treatment, motivated, but relapsing. Hope?

There is hope & help: Anorexia nervosa is complex. The fact that you are seeking help and treatment means you will likely recover. It is extremely important that you have enought calories and gain weight as malnutrition also affects your psyche. Concommitant with this is a good social and psychological support system to address any underlying issues that may have contributed to your illness. Many have recovered fully. ...Read more

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I have been binging after discharge from anorexia treatment?

AN + Bulimia N.: Anorexia Nervosa which is associated with Bing-eating /purging type behavior. During the last 3 montns an individual has engaged in recurrent episodes of bing eating or purging behvior--self -induced vomiting or the missuse of laxatives, diuretics or enemas. Use of recurrrent compensatory behviors in order to prevent wt. gain--others diuretics, fastimg, excessive exercise. 1x/week for 3m. ...Read more