If I relapsed in anorexia recovery would the bloating and water retention stop?

Anorexia. Contact your doctor or an urgent care today. Avoid constipation, with fluid, fiber ( oats, lentils, brown rice) eat probiotics. http://www.anad.org/eating-disorders-get-help/eating-disorders-helpline-email/ The ANAD Eating Disorders Helpline 630-577.1330 is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Central Time. ANAD email address, anadhelp@anad.org.

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Can anything help the bloating, and water retention during anorexia nervosa recovery?

Perception. When recovering from a dehydrated and starvation state, your body is trying to get back to a normal. Low salt is certainly good to prevent water retention, but it is likely that you are just getting back to a normal amount of body water! Your bowels are just getting back to normal function and digesting protein, fruits and veggies, all the necessary nutrients. Give a little time to adjust. Read more...

I have a huge photo shoot this week and I also start my period! What foods should I eat and how do I reduce bloating and water retention? I'm active

No quick fix. limit salt intake, stick to a vegan diet, Use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for premenstrual tension or cramping. The cycle can only be altered with hormonal therapy; however, your own body will be secreting a progesterone surge at this time. I assume that you are a model? Call your GYN or consult an expert on this panel. Read more...

Are PMS symptoms normal to have up to 10 days before I come on? I have the worst water retention, bloating, and mood swings. What can help?

Past history. Use your past menstrual cycles as a historical guide. If this always happens with each cycle then PMS is a possible cause. If this is a one time thing then PMS is not likely the cause. PMS can be managed with birth control methods. Sometimes antidepressants can be used during the 2nd half of the cycle to help control. Read more...

When eating gluten products I develop bloating, constipation, and water retention. Could I have gluten sensitivity, or celiac's disease?

Gluten sensitivities. Wheat or gluten sensitivities include a wide spectrum of presentations from well-defined celiac disease to other vaguely defined conditions like ibs-like symptoms, and problems outside of the gut like gluten ataxia or peripheral neuropathy. Since it is complicated, a good history taken by your physician with supporting tests might me helpful to tell if you have sensitivities or allergy to wheat. Read more...

PCOS/prediabetes, no other issues. Obese/gaining weight in spite of low-carb diet/exercise. Bloating/water retention. Not too much salt/fat. What can I do?

Everyone's different. Remember there is no overwhelming evidence suggesting that one particular diet is superior to all others. People respond differently to different micronutrients(fats, carbs, proteins). You may need to experiment with your body in this regards. be mindful of your portions/caloric intake. Make sure you get ample veggies, fruits and non processed food. You need to stay active too. Read more...
4 "Fs"/exercise. Fish, foul, fruit, fiber and 2 types of exercise: burst interval high and low impact aerobics mixed with use of hand or free weights- 30 minutes 4-5 times a week>PLUS "photo imaging": get a photo of yourself looking your best/thinnest/sexiest. Tape it to your dressing room mirror. Stare at it daily. Amazing how your brain will heal you! Read more...