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Jun 18, 2014
"Hi, I hear your concern about your menstrual cycle and this is an important concern because it is ONE way that your body is being affected by your restricting behavior. It is very important you have a physical done to rule out any other..."
Jun 18, 2014
"Hello, Good for you that you are thinking about entering treatment. What a brave step! You’re on the right path. Getting help could assess and address any depressed mood, out of control experience and scared feelings. I’m not sure w..."
May 14, 2014
"Hello, I would love to help, however, there is very limited information provided. With physical discomfort, my first recommendation is always to speak with a physician to rule out any medical reasons you might be experiencing this. If t..."
May 14, 2014
"Hello, I can certainly hear your distress and confusion. Firstly, it will be important to determine whether the hunger is physical or emotional. I wonder how you determined that 1500-1700 calories was sufficient. Was this the meal plan ..."
May 14, 2014
"Hello, You are a wonderful friend for wanting to help. It is indeed a very scary and painful mental health disorder. When a loved one is suffering from an eating disorder, it affects not only them but those who love them as well. The go..."
May 14, 2014
"Hello, Wow! I really hear the love you have for your son and the fears around leaving him early and alone. It’s wonderful that you can use him as motivation to live a healthier life. Considering all the health concerns you have, I would..."
May 14, 2014
"Hello. To answer your medication questions, I would refer you back to your medical doctor who are prescribing your medications. As a psychologist and an eating disorder expert, I would like to say that it is not uncommon for individual..."
May 14, 2014
"Hello, I am not quite sure what you mean by “force feeding”. In serious cases of anorexia when a patient can’t physically consume the food and their life is in danger, they can benefit from inpatient facilities that offer tube feeding. ..."
Apr 15, 2014
"Hello, How wonderful that you are noticing what is happening and want to get help. Since your mom already has noticed your eating habits, could you go to her for help and support? Share what you have been struggling with? She might be a..."
Apr 15, 2014
"Hello, I can’t speak about your case in particular, however, in general, it is possible and probable that one’s body and metabolism have been affected by their eating disorder. In my 30 years of treating eating disorders, those individ..."