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What would be considered as disordered eating?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Abnormal pattern

Less severe than eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia).
A. Nervosa: morbid fear of wt gain, restrictive intake, abn body image; often lose menses (usually occurs in women), can lead to death. Bulimia: binge/purge, maybe w/ vomit, laxative, diuretic, exercise abuse. Often normal weight. Both can cause fluid, electrolyte disturbances, kidney, liver, heart probe. Of course causes emot probe.

In brief: Abnormal pattern

Less severe than eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia).
A. Nervosa: morbid fear of wt gain, restrictive intake, abn body image; often lose menses (usually occurs in women), can lead to death. Bulimia: binge/purge, maybe w/ vomit, laxative, diuretic, exercise abuse. Often normal weight. Both can cause fluid, electrolyte disturbances, kidney, liver, heart probe. Of course causes emot probe.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa, bulemia, & other eating disorders are potentially life-threatening diseases best treated by providers who have substantial clinical experience in dealing, on both an outpatient and inpatient basis, with the conditions.
There are centers of excellence at many tertiary institutions that combine the expertise of many specialists--find one near you please and get help soon.

In brief: Eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa, bulemia, & other eating disorders are potentially life-threatening diseases best treated by providers who have substantial clinical experience in dealing, on both an outpatient and inpatient basis, with the conditions.
There are centers of excellence at many tertiary institutions that combine the expertise of many specialists--find one near you please and get help soon.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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