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What Do I Do If Eating Well After Anorexia And Still Underweight
What is well: I've heard anorexics feel they binged on an apple and then exercise excessively. After prolonged wt loss, people have a hard time adjusting to eating enough. It may take time to extend shrunken stomach. Work with a dietician to evaluate your caloric needs based upon your activity level. You may be exercising more than your intake. ...Read more
Those are two of 'em: Unless you are being inaccurate in describing your eating behaviors, it seems likely that you have an eating disorder. It would be a very good idea to see a therapist who deals with such issues and make changes before your body suffers what can become very serious - even life-threatening - damage. It is good that you recognize the possibility that something is wrong. That's a good start! best! ...Read more
What to do if I do not know if it's bulimia or anorexia because i would throw up after my meals and i starve myself a lot. Can I have both maybe?
Yes, not unusual...: It is not unusual for someone to have an eating disorder with binge-eating, self-induced vomiting, and food-restriction. Your problem is not that you don't know what to call this, but that you are doing these things and jeopardizing your health and your life. See a therapist who specializes in eating disorders and get help for yourself before it's too late. ...Read more
What to do if I have an eating disorder and I'm really trying hard not to purge after binginging anymore what should What to do if I do?
Keep trying: In bulimia, purging becomes as addictive as binge eating. As you recover, you may have slips but just keep trying. Some useful tips,for,avoiding purging is to,get,out of,the house after eating, go for a walk spend time with friends, do some journaling or other creative activities, or basically anything to,shift,your attention. You can also reach out to someone that you trust and let them know, ...Read more
Having cramps if I don't eat. And when I finish eating. Is there anything I can do to stop the camps. ?
Try schedule: Consider constipation a packaging & delivery issue. If the stool stays inside too long, water is extracted & the remainder dries more. Many slow movers suffer chronically & aggravate their problem by delaying or skipping a signaled emptying.Try emptying on a schedule that works with your lifestyle. Go thru the motions 2-4x daily to draw the stool down &out. Daily MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) softens & helps. ...Read more
May be hypoglycemic: You may be hypoglycemic. After eating processed sugars, you can have an Insulin spike that lasts longer than the sugars and it drops your blood glucose, low, leading to hypoglycemia and headaches. After exercise, you may have used up much of your endogenous stores and then become hypoglycemic. Discuss with your primary. Keep juice handy and next headache after workout, see if it juice helps. ...Read more
How do I know what type of food is right for me , I have tried and still continue to eat healthy but not losing weight.
↓ Amounts & ↓↓Carbs: No one retains wt. If food intake ?ed enough. Weigh & track daily to 0.1 lb, 1st thing in am, after commode with nothing on & review previous day foods while still remember. Unhealthy hi-carb, low-fat foods long promoted (started by ancel keys: cherry picked data to promote his theory) study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", nusi.Org, fatchance.Html, lustig, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have no appetite. I can go days without eating. Im either not hungry or starving. And if I eat when im not hungry i get sick. Any advice to help?
Eating disorder: I suggest you make an appointment to see a dietitian. Your doctor should be able to tell you where to go for advice. ...Read more
I eat healthy and do a lot of exercise but still can't lose weight? How do you know if you have thyroid problems?
What should I do if I have hypothyroidism and reactions like going to sleep after eating and losing my energy. How can I stop this?
I am eating too much but I am not able to make my body healthy (i'm underweight). Do you have any tips?
Talk to others: Keep a food journal write down everything you eat or drink and note the time and amount that you are eating. Do not adjust anything try and do this for two weeks straight. Share is journal with a close friend or family member, better yet a doctor. They will be able to help you with your goals. Sometimes it is easier for others to see thing that we can not see ourselves. ...Read more
Talk with your doc: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. ...Read more
Big picture: Most young men want to gain muscle mass but not gain fat. For mass, you want to do resistance training, some sport or work that involves working individual muscles to their greatest strength. Men differ greatly in the speed with which they put on muscle bulk, and no food can give it to you. Most women want a man with little body fat. I trust malabsorption is not a concern. Your physician can help. ...Read more
Unclear: What kind of chocolate do you react to? Dark, milk, or white? How much sugar is added? Any other added ingredients including chemicals? Is it possible that it's something other than the chocolate involved? if it is the chocolate, it may simply be a food allergy. If you are diabetic, it could be the sugar making you feel bad. If lactose intolerant, it can be the milk. I hope you find out. ...Read more
Any idea why i'm underweight? I eat normally or so i believe i am. I no longer watch for calories and fats on food. I don't excerise much either.
Stop eating it?: No, more seriously. It comes down to whether or not you are getting sick because it is a high-fat snack or whether you may be lactose intolerant. If you get sick with milk and other dairy products, the latter might be the problem. Otherwise, you just need to cut back the amount of ice cream you eat. If you think you are lactose intolerant, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if i want to lose weight so what are some foods I should not eat and food I should start eating?
Less food!: The most important issues are reducing your intake of food and increasing the amount of exercise. It would help to reduce intake of saturated fats, refined sugars and processed foods. Have diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and low fat milk products and less of every type of food. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/diet/default.htm. ...Read more
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