Losing weight by anorexia

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Avatar n tn Ok so my girlfriend has what has been classified as anorexia nervosa by her doctors that was much worse in the past than it is now. She has raised her calorie intake but she is afraid to bring it up to completely normal levels. Right now she is at a healthy body weight but she would still like to lose some pounds.
Avatar m tn If you have already reached then then you should work owards maintaining it and not losing weight further. Too fast weight loss can cause rebound weight gain. Also, it can cause other problems such as loose skin, flabs at unwanted places etc. Apart from losing weight, you need to tone up the body. A combination of aerobic, strength training and stretches works best. Many people find it difficult to fit an exercise regimen into their lives.
5061022 tn?1363018223 its a constant battle and I hate it....I am trying so hard right now to fight losing weight the right way....I am having a very hard time.....
869670 tn?1239964618 I was so happy at the time where I thought I was my heaviest (which was a whopping 110 lbs. Big deal, huh?) I thought that losing weight after someone made a comment about me being a little chubby would make me happier. But losing weight didn't make me happy. It's making me miserable. I don't want to go through this anymore. I just need a release.
20893793 tn?1580909977 Doing so usually results in short-term loss but not keeping it off. Losing weight slowly but steadily by permanently altering your diet for the better and increasing your output of energy works long-term. I doubt oolong tea will do a lot for you. While it does contain caffeine, tea also contains balancing relaxants, which is why drinking it generally doesn't affect people the way unbalanced coffee does.
Avatar m tn She has lost an extreme amount of weight. A couple of years ago when this all began, she was losing weight quickly and couldn't eat anything unless it was pureed. Without going into all the details, she presented all the signs of anorexia and still does. She's been in and out of the hospital many times and near death. She and her family continue to tell everyone that it's LD.
1564404 tn?1295154236 Sometimes your body plateaus when its time to stop losing weight. I woudl also see someone like a therapist and find out what the back issue is that you have a problem with your body and food. Good Luck!
18663 tn?1198171815 Hi Thanks so much for taking my question. While I don't know for sure, I suspect my girlfriend has anorexia. She has been dropping a lot of weight, but says it's because she's too fat. Right now she is 5'4" and weighs about 92 pounds and she looks like ****!. She thinks she's FAT! Everytime we go out for dinner she only eats a few bites and then has to go to the ladies room.
Avatar f tn Obsessing over food and losing weight is silly to be honest. Skin and bones are not attractive. Conult a therapist and nutrionist to get it worked out before it becomes a bigger problem. The best advice I heard was get a life. Eating should only take up some of your day not your whole life. There are plenty of other things to do. Be happy.
Avatar f tn I have suffered from anorexia and bulimia for 12 years now. I am currently at an over weight weight but started losing massive amounts right before I found out I was pregnant. Same thing happened with my daughter. Its going to be hard. I'm not going to lie to you but don't deprive yourself. Remember, restricting yourself is restricting the baby. talk to your doctor and see a psychologist that specializes in eating disorders and try to do some yoga and writing therapy.
Avatar f tn Well, on the contrary, depot shots make you gain weight. If you have been on five cycles of shots and are losing weight, then you need to find the cause.
1158511 tn?1262554942 At 5'4" and 87.4 pounds, your body weight would qualify for anorexia. Low body weight is one of the criteria for anorexia. By visiting the bella vita website you could take our free eating disorder survey and also read more about anorexia to help you understand more.
1030383 tn?1338460785 s some kind of anorexia relapse here, or being triggered by the appetite loss. I am trying to get good nutrition. I just wonder if I'm secretly working against myself? I hope this question makes some sort of sense to you, because it is worrying me... Thanks for ANY help!
Avatar f tn Dear MinneG, Since your question is weight related, (even though you are not dealing with Anorexia) you are more likely to get a more appropriate response by posting your question on the "Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating (Expert Forum)" of this website.
Avatar f tn Wow - what's all the "gloom and doom" over a bit of tummy bulge? I certainly can't see ballet as the only means of reducing tummy fat; nor would liposuction necessarily be called for. Are you making sure you are eating the right types of food? Don't forget that "good" fats are necessary to a healthy diet and can can help reduce tummy bulge. In addition, maybe you could try yoga for exercise a couple days a week.
5613711 tn?1370974671 Also, if you have normal weight for height/waist and age, then probably you are getting enough. You may be losing weight due to over exercising. However, if your friends do notice and feel you have eating issues, then it is best to consult a doctor dealing with eating disorders and find out if you really have a problem. Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you.
1050362 tn?1253918483 By that point my whole life was down to obsession about food and weight and I stopped caring about losing weight but only making the craziness stop! I have now been in recovery for 15 years and am still amazed at how free I feel. I strongly encourage you to get help, because otherwise it won't get better. Talk to your family doctor, or look for a referral to a therapist who is experienced with eating disorders. Eating disorders are about feelings and how we feel about ourselves.
Avatar f tn why is my 16 year old nirce losing 10 lbs per week and has only an appetite for gatorade? She is 6'2" an weighs 130 pounds.
Avatar n tn If you have cut down on fat and carbohydrates then this can explain the weight loss. There are many causes like worms in stool, depression, anorexia nervosa, AIDS, cancers especially colon cancers, drug abuse, infections and loss of appetite. Loss of appetite can again be due to certain medications, drug abuse, depression, AIDS, acute and chronic infections, cancers and hypothyroidism. Either you do not eat well or there is increased metabolism as in hyperthyroid states, HIV, cancer etc.
1127564 tn?1262544756 t need to lose weight. I copied a small section of a height/weight that pertains to you - as follows: Height Small Frame Medium Frame Large Frame 5'3" 111-124 121-135 131-147 The photo in your other post doesn't look like you have a particularly small frame, but even if you do, you'd still be a proper weight.
Avatar m tn I am 22 years old! I am losing hair to the extreme. I can wash or brush my hair and I will pull handfulls of hair out of my head! This is concerning me. I need some help!!
Avatar f tn m no expert but I would say your in the begginging or middel stage. You are one pound under weight and I take you by what you said you want to lose weight so my guess is yes. But I would talk to your doctor because no one online can diagnose you. You need to see a profeshanal doctor. And try posting this in the eating disorders fourm!!!
Avatar f tn which means that I need to lose 3 lbs. every week in order to be my target weight (75lbs) by Christmas. I plan on restricting myself to 150-200 calories everyday. Are there any vitamins I should be taking? Keeping in mind that I am only 14 and can't get a hold of all the suggestions I'll provably receive.
Avatar f tn For the past month I have been throwing up after breakfast and dinner. On purpose. It has become a habit and I can't stop, I am losing weight but I have never eaten large amounts like binge eating. I eat so I can't be anorexic and I don't binge eat so I can't be bulimic. Is this a disorder?
Avatar n tn Hi Dr.: My 14 years old daughter 5'9" only weight 102lbs,she rapidly drop 30 lbs last year and she doesn't want gain any weight now.She has many anorexia symptom but she eats 3 health meals everyday(no fat).Her anorexia became after her right elbow injury 2 years ago(still didn't recovry yet).She deny has anorexia that's mean she refuse to see doctor. what can I help her?Is she anorexic?
Avatar n tn I donot know anything about anorexia but I do know about OCD. I also know Lexapro works well for me. Our body is made up of vitams and minerals along with all else. The brain has many chemicals. Loss of certain chemicals can be replaced by mood stabilizers or SSRI's which are used to replace serotonin. I am not a doctor but my OCD symptoms have lessened, almost nonexsistent by the use of antiphyscotic drugs to correct the chemical imbalance I have.