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My 19 years old daughter has eating disorder problem  and had lost  27 lbs from last Sept. to this May (5'4" 90 lbs).   Now she is eating around 2000 calories and has gained around 10 lbs from June to now (100 lbs).   However, she constantly feels indigestion after the meals,  can she take any over the counter antacid medication for it?   She also sometimes feels thirsty and need to drink a lot of water,  why ?   Also she hasn't have her period back yet.  when she will have the period back, any treatment ?
Is anyway to speed up the recovery ?   Thanks !
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351246 tn?1379682132
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Hi!

Increased thirst can be a sign of dehydration, diabetes or acidity. If there is acid reflux, then also the throat can feel dry and a person can have indigestion problems. You daughter can take antacid gels and see if it helps her. Also, she can take probiotics. Talk to her doctor for other anti-reflux medications.
The periods will resume once her weight stabilizes. Your daughter needs to be under guidance of doctor dealing with eating disorders. It’s best not to speed up this process. Take care!
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