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Doctor insights on: What S The Proper Term Anorectic Or Anorexic

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What’s the proper term? Anorectic or anorexic?

What’s the proper term? Anorectic or anorexic?

Depends on meaning: Anorectic refers to a lack of appetite or interest in food; anorexic refers to someone with anorexia. So, there are many possible reasons to be anorectic, being anorexic being only one of them. ...Read more

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How can I support my anorexic friend(s)?

How can I support my anorexic friend(s)?

Go w them for help: Encourage them to seek help; go w them if necessary. Encourage contact w dietician to establish healthy eating. ...Read more

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How many people are diagonosed with anorexia nervosa in the u.S. Annually?

Anorexia prevalence: Per the national institute of mental health (nimh) there are no reported data for 12-month prevalence of anorexia nervosa. However, there are lifetime prevalence data suggesting 0.6% of U.S. Adult population will develop the disorder with females being more likely at 0.9% and males at 0.3%. ...Read more

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Who can become anorexic?

Who can become anorexic?

Essentially Anyone: The mayo clinic has identified certain factors which increase the risk of anorexia:
being female.
A young age.
Genetics.
Family history — having a first degree relative with anorexia.
Weight changes.
Transitions such as a new school, home or job.
Sports, work and artistic activities such as ballet, or gymnastics.
Media and society — unrealistic social values displayed in fashion. ...Read more

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How do you feed an anorectic?

Very difficult: Anorexia nervosa is a serious and potentially lethal disease. In my opinion it is a biochemical disorder, not "psychological". The urgent need is for vitamin therapy given intravenously. Find a physician registered with the american college for the advancement of medicine website and look for a physican in your geographical area. ...Read more

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How can you stop anorexic behavior?

How can you stop anorexic behavior?

See a specialist: There are a lot of specialists in anorexia. They can work with you from a variety of perspectives like behavior therapy and/or cognitive therapy. Reading is also valuable. There are great books out there on anorexia and learning to manage the disorder and behavior, like decoding anorexia: how breakthroughs in science offer hope for eating disorders. ...Read more

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How do you know when someone is anorexic?

<85% normal body wt: There are four necessary criteria for anorexia nervosa: refusing to maintain above 85% normal body weight, fear of gaining weight or becoming fat despite being underweight, distorted perception of body weight or denial of seriousness of weight status, and absence of menstruation (after establishing menstruation) for 3 consecutive cycles. ...Read more

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My sister is anorexic how can I help her?

My sister is anorexic how can I help her?

Anorexic sister: Guide her to get professional help. Be supportive & available for her. Monitor her eating habits. ...Read more

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Is it sick that I am jealous of anorexics?

Maybe Naive- : As you might not be taking into account the emotional & physical suffering that can occur or that fact that is may cause death. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your friend is anorexic?

How can you tell if your friend is anorexic?

Worry about fat: Anorexia or eating disorder is a very complex disoder which is being still researched, and more is being learnt in this decade, unipolar depression which is associated which is anorexia and is very hard to treat, vs bipolar disorder which is associated disorder which is associated with binging and purging and is completely different kind of eating different eating disorder. Orexin is the. ...Read more

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Will someone be anorexic but not think they're fat?

I haven't yet worked: With an actively anorexic patient who was satisfied with her/his body. I have worked with individuals who have come to love and accept their bodies after a lot of hard of emotional work. ...Read more

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Anorexic and want to recover. What do you recommend?

Specialist: Recommend that you work with an eating disorder specialist. If you can go to an eating disorder speciality clinic that would be even better. Many clinics have excellent providers who aren't experienced in working with eating disorders. Be open to inpatient treatment if it is recommended. ...Read more

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What are the ways that people tell if they're anorexic?

What are the ways that people tell if they're anorexic?

Anorexic: Excess wt. Loss, secretive eating habits, perceives self as fat when actually underweight, binges/purges, hoarded food, sickly a lot. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a wrestler and an anorexic?

What's the difference between a wrestler and an anorexic?

Perception: While a wrestler could be anorexic, generally a wrestler may try to achieve a lower body weight in order to compete in a particular weight class. Although they may be underweight they would have an accurate perception of their body image (hopefully). An anorexic still sees themself as either too heavy or at an acceptable body weight/shape despite being 15% or more underweight-also fear weightgain. ...Read more

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What's a good way to determine if my relative is anorexic?

What's a good way to determine if my relative is anorexic?

Call NEDA, Ask Qs: Speak w/someone re ur specific concerns @natl ass'n of anorexia nervosa & related disorders (neda) helpline: (630) 577-1330. 4 educa'l info re eating disorders: neda website (http://bit. Ly/16crmyh) & website of eating disorders info network (http://myedin. Org). Signs include: poor body image; probs enjoying food; eating/exercise habits; trouble expressing emotions; moodiness. ...Read more

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What to if I am worried my girlfriend is anorexic! What should I do?

What to if I am worried my girlfriend is anorexic! What should I do?

Call NEDA, Ask Q's: Speak w/someone re ur specific concerns @nat'l assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders (neda) helpline: (630) 577-1330. 4 educat'l info re eating disorders: neda website (http://bit. Ly/16crmyh) & website of eating disorders info network (http://myedin. Org). Signs include: poor body image; probs enjoying food; eating/exercise habits; trouble expressing emotions; moodiness; self-harming behavs. ...Read more

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Would you say it is still considered to be anorexic if only for 9 days?

Would you say it is still considered to be anorexic if only for 9 days?

Anorexia Nervosa: Is a clinical diagnosis. The term anorexia means 'the decreased sensation of appetite'. Thus, anorexic can be correctly applied to low appetite over a day period. ...Read more

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What is anorexia?

What is anorexia?

Lack of desire 2 eat: Simply, the lack of desire to eat. Some very sick patients lack the desire to eat food tastes bad, feel full, food smells bad. These ptsmay have a terminal illness like some cancersanorexia nervosa is amedical/psych condition that is characterized by a feeling of control-euphoric- about losing wt, often by not eating, laxatives, vomiting, and or overexercising. They have distorted body image. Could die. ...Read more

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How do people beat anorexia?

How do people beat anorexia?

Anorexia: Anorexia is complex. I believe that anorexia becomes better, can be controlled, and not be the "center" of one's lfe. But, just as there are compulsions for many things in this world; I believe the tendency for anorexia will always be there; but no longer acted upon. So, I believe that anorexia can become inactive in a person---that would be a cure in my experience. ...Read more

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What are signs of anorexia?

What are signs of anorexia?

Orexin: We neuroscientist are understanding eating disorders which are making us humble new molecule orexin is being studied along with serotonin and histamine in the struggles pts with eating disorders has so we doctors still are learning but anorexia is the internal image of self pt has about them self which is created by various factors including enmeshed relationship disturbed neurotranmitters. ...Read more

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I have anorexia. Plz advice?

Complex disease: This is a complex difficult disease that requires multidisciplinary approach. I would start by talking to your doctor to do a physical assessment to see how urgent your situation is. Good luck and be well! ...Read more

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What can be done for anorexia?

Anorexia: As an eating disorder, several things are involved in treatment, to include; medical treatment of associated conditions such as osteoporosis, heart problems, depression; nutritional counseling by a certified dietitian; individual psychotherapy & family therapy. ...Read more

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Anorexia recovery eating plan?

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Examples of eating disorder meal plans and how to design your daily food plan to overcome bulimia, anorexia, binge eating or eating disorder. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the signs of anorexia?

What are the signs of anorexia?

Several: One would have great concern with body size and weight, and would fear gaining weight. Would restrict food intake in order to lose or control weight. May purge via vomiting or use of laxatives, diuretics, or extreme exercise. Refuses to keep a normal body weight, and has a very distorted body image. Much painful emotion behind all this. ...Read more

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What are the causes of anorexia?

Multiple Factors: There is no one cause for the onset of anorexia nervosa eating disorder. Predisposing factors, including genetic susceptibility, have been shown in research to account for up 60% of course of onset. Precipitating factors are often related to emotional factors and stressors including trauma. Social and media expectations also receive some blame. Short answer, a combination of biology/environment. ...Read more

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How common is anorexia nervousa?

How common is anorexia nervousa?

Stats: In a national comorbidity replication survey of over 9, 000 people in the U.S. Conducted from 2001-2003 the findings indicated that the lifetime prevalence rates for women were 0.9% for anorexia nervosa, 1.5% for bulimia nervosa, and 3.5% for binge eating disorder. For men, the lifetime prevalence was 0.3% for anorexia nervosa, 0.5% for bulimia nervosa, and 2% for binge eating disorder. ...Read more

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How can I tell if have anorexia?

See below: Anorexia is a serious disorder in which people have an intense fear of gaining weight and can become dangerously thin. Signs of anorexia include less than normal weight, negative body image, and obsession with food. Comprehensive patient advice on Anorexia go to: http://bit.ly/1AAnAGD ...Read more