Analyze the causes of anorexia in hospitalized patients

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Avatar n tn t comment on that, but I would suggest that you NOT take that during pregnancy, unless you are under the care of an expert herbalist. I have had many patients with eating disorders do very well during pregnancy, so give it a go! Good luck!
15146534 tn?1438723243 Straight to the point: How far underweight is a person when they are hospitalized for anorexia typically? I would like to avoid that ever happening. Im 19. 5'6 and use to weigh 130. But now I'm 108. Its hard for me to admit I have anorexia, because I just don't think I'm bad enough... My doctors took note the other month that was was loosing weight and underweight, and she knows I have an ED. But luckily she didn't worry much.
Avatar f tn Hey, I got the diagnosis of epilepsy. The doctusaid anorexia isn’t the cause as the problem is only in one small area of the brain. She said sometimes epilepsy happens and there is no known cause. My anorexia was awful, took over my whole life then it developed in bulimia and gradually I stopped. I still have cycles where I find myself slipping into staving myself, it’s a life long battle.
996946 tn?1503249112 Ascites Ascites in Dogs Ascites, also known as abdominal effusion, is the medical term referring to the buildup of fluid in the abdomen of a dog. This may cause symptoms such as vomiting, abdominal discomfort, and loss of appetite. A wide variety of causes may be responsible for ascites, thus treatments vary accordingly. The condition or disease described in this medical article can affect both dogs and cats.
Avatar n tn When children do not eat for awhile, they cry because they are hungry. Symptoms of anorexia is hair loss (lots of it), development of peach like body hair, bad teeth, emotional problems, stomach problems, heart problems, etc. She needs help. She will intitially be upset about it, but eventually she will get over it.
Avatar f tn Sometimes low potassium leads to anorexia. In this, there is a decreased sensation of appetite. Presence of adrenal tumors and hypertension cause the renal potassium stores to be depleted and make the person susceptible to hypokalemia. Use of chemotherapy also causes hypokalemia" Too much insulin secretion can cause hypokalemia because insulin promotes potassium to enter skeletal muscle cells.
Avatar f tn The condition did not recur over a mean follow-up period of 74 weeks. Over the course of the study, 4 patients died of cardiovascular failure, another underwent orthotopic liver transplantation, and 2 more were lost to follow-up. The 5 remaining patients finished the study in good clinical condition. The authors concluded that hourglass-shaped ePTFE stent-grafts appear to effectively reduce shunt flow and quickly improve patients’ clinical conditions.
Avatar f tn Antibiotics can be delivered by injection. Your vet can give you prefilled syringes of antibiotics and can instruct you in giving the antibiotic. Giving needles is not difficult. Owners of pets with diabetes must give insulin to their pets, sometimes for the life of their pets.
Avatar f tn The medical and social differences of this subset of anorexia would be reflected in the specific obsessive compulsive behaviors and thoughts that would support this form of restriction. To learn more about anorexia, visit the bella vita website.
687561 tn?1238400426 cutting food into even numbered pieces and separating into pairs, eating even numbered bites including counting chewing and swallowing, licking both sides of my fork before eating, washing the knife in between cutting different vegetables, smelling my fingers every time I touch food and wiping my fingers on the napkin each time... When I cut up fruit I can't eat it until I count all of the seeds and if there is an odd number I can't eat it.
748728 tn?1277294269 However, anti-TPO antibodies are absent in 5% of patients with HT, many patients with SAT have moderate increases in antithyroid antibodies, and both SAT and HT could occur simultaneously by coincidence. Thus, biopsy showing diffuse lymphocytic infiltration with differing degrees of fibrosis and follicular cell destruction, but without giant cells and granulomas characteristic of SAT, remains the diagnostic gold standard.
Avatar f tn The cause of Crohn's Disease and UC is MAP bacteria. It originates in cows and has been transferred to many other animals. It is transferred to humans through milk, this is why UC and Crohn's are only in countries that drink milk (except India but they boil their milk). Pasteurization does not kill the bacteria. MAP bacteria is very resistant to most antibiotics but Crohn's patients and UC patients have been successfully treated using MAP antibiotics.
Avatar f tn Also, you mention your pulse, is this a reading taken by measuring the pulse at your wrist, or is this a reading given by the BP Monitor? I would be in the habit of taking your pulse at your wrist, usually taken for 20 seconds and the results multiplied by 3 to give the Beats Per Minute. (or for 15 seconds and multiplied by 4). To see what your resting pulse is, take it after you have been sitting for several minutes, and not having exerted or excited yourself just prior to taking it.
Avatar f tn I would love to know what the causes of arachnoid cysts are and if medication could also cause an arachnoid cyst.
Avatar m tn The NFL has proven that frequent mass testing of the players only goes so far in preventing transmission, with 22 Tennessee Titans recording 16 positives in the last week, but these players are in a high risk close contact setting and only requires an individual or 2 to be careless when venturing into the the public which is in the midst of a pandemic with many people in the general population shedding virus not even knowing it in many cases.
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Avatar f tn Hi, How are you? Indeed, acinetobacter infections have been identified in hospitalized patients and health care related outbreaks especially in critically ill patients receiving invasive medical interventions such as central lines, arterial lines, and mechanical ventilation . And in recent years, like methyl resistant staph aureaus, this group of microorganism has been increasingly recognized as a significant healthcare-associated, opportunistic, multidrug-resistant pathogen.
918035 tn?1274644533 You have many symptoms of anorexia. Anorexia is not about the food, it's about underlying issues that causes a person to go away from food. I will advise you to speak to an adult. Hopefully, you could talk to your mom or dad. You need to get some professional help and support. You need to see a medical doctor just to check on your overall medical condition and growth.
Avatar f tn Yes, I know your parents mean well. However, what non-sufferers don't realize is the more the force a sufferer to eat, the more it restricts their food. I was lucky to have such an amazing dietitian, who had experience in treating eating disorders and completed her internship at an eating disorder clinic. During my treatment, the nurses were trying and pressuring me to eat more and it made me worse.
Avatar m tn So, in my late teens to mid-20s, I battled anorexia and was hospitalized many times. I consider myself a recovered anorexic, but one can never truly recover. I still battle daily, but have been able to maintain a healthy weight. After trying for sometime, I am finally pregnant. I was worried I would never be able to conceive due to all the damage i did to my body. How do I stay strong? I need to be strong during the pregnancy and after to model good eating for my child.
Avatar f tn Also, when I got dehydrated from anorexia, my Doctor told me to eat more salt, like crackers, pretzels and broth. That will help you retain some of the the water you do get so that you aren't so dehydrated. Also, you really should see a Doctor asap.
Avatar f tn having an eating disorder is not healthy. i am 42 now i started having anorexia at age 12 and went all the way to 19 in and out of hospitals and lost all my teen fun years and friends, plus when i got well i slipped into bullemia in my 20s it is not something you should say ok no big deal. it gets worse if you let it go to far. you need to identify what you want and get the help. its not going to be easy but living is much more worth it. having an eating disorder isnt all physical.