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Eating Disorders

Also known as Anorexia Nervosa , Bulimia

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  • no motivation to eat

    A while ago I went through a few months of disordered eating. I got sent to a psychiatrist but they sent me away saying “you’re just a teenager”. Eventually I began eating more normally again and got back to a healthier weight. However now I don’t exactly hate my body like I used to, I just have no motivation...

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  • I need help walking through food issues with my girlfriend.

    My girlfriend is pretty bad about eating.  If she can't decide what she would like to eat then she just doesn't eat.  We were at my mom's this weekend and they made us breakfast.  My girlfriend ate hardly a spoon full of the grits and half of a biscuit.  We were on the...

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  • I have not been eating latley.

    I used to eat a lot and weigh 120 its been like three months and I don't eat really and weigh 111.I've been going through some hard times and been stressing a lot but I cant stop it.Then when I try to drink something like water I cant drink it.I've been feeling...

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  • How to recover?

    Hi I’ve never done anything like this before and spoken out about my eating disorder. I have had bulimia for 6 years now and managed to live these years with my eating disorder seemingly unnoticed by everyone (apart from my husband obviously, and a couple of friends) But it is just now I’m staring...

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  • binge eating help

    So ive been struggling alot lately i used to b im control weighed less but it didnt last now i cant stop binge eating and its taking a hold some times i make myself sick , i have gained weight i nust dont know wat to do anymore on top of this ive started self harming again my thighs are now ugly its...

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  • What should I tackle first? Overeating or anxiety/depression

    hi all, I have been anxious all of my life; as a kid I was 'highly strung' according to the GP, 'a bit of a worrier' according to my mum and dad. I had my first panic attack at 17 and have suffered peaks and troughs of anxiety since then. Since mum died three years ago and my dad died...

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  • light at the end of the tunnel

    Hey my name is Gemma, I am 21 years of age. I am a survivor of anorexia, I suffered from anorexia when I was 13. Recently I started my own blog about my story of battling and recovering with anorexia and my on going battle with depression. I want to help other sufferers and help them see things get better....

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  • Can't stop late night binges

    I've always had a weird relationship with food. as a child I was very skinny and sporty and as a teen i had periods where i wouldn't eat anything for days and periods where i would have ice cram and crisps every single day. I don't think i ever saw myself as other people did. I always felt...

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  • ADHD meds and eating disorder

    Hi, I'm hoping that I'm posting in the right place. I'm a 40 year old mom of 3 who has had bulimia for over 20 years. I also restrict, chew and spit, pretty much just sick and tired of living this way. I was curious if anyone has ever been on ADHD medication to help with bulimia? I've...

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  • I rarely get hungry and I don't eat as much anymore.

    So about 3 months ago I started to eat less and less than I normally would, I would eat breakfast lunch and dinner with snacks in between, now I eat a small dinner with some snacks. I don't get as hungry as a used to but when I am hungry, my body feels like it is rejecting the fool. At times I get...

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  • Cant keep food down and cant keep many drinks down other than water

    I havent been able to even smell food without getting sick to my stomach. Before i started getting sick ive been having these episodes where i cant breathe and everytime i take a breath i get this horrible unbarrable pain in my chest. The pain also is in my throat but its not the same feeling as a soar...

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  • Taken too many laxatives

    This past few days I've been taking an awful lot of dulcolax. Today I am feeling totally ill. How can I avoid feeling like this. I have four young children at home and am not coping too well

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  • Is it an eating disorder should i get help? S

    i have not been eating lunch because i feel like i shouldnt because of my weight so i tend to avoid it. I eat 1 meal thats a constant meal i eat, breakfast on occasion but hardly everlunch. I see myself as fat. Should i get help? Eventhough it is under control im not sick or getting sick because its...

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  • Wife has left me to move home after anorexia and binge eating

    Hi Sorry, this might ramble on and I’m new here so please bear with me. I’m having a very difficult time, as my wife, who has suffered with anorexia and Binge eating disorder over the last 20 months, has left me to return to Ireland and I’m at a loss to what to do.  Trying to cut this short, she...

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  • BMI and hospital admission

    Does anyone know what BMI a doctor can admit a person into a UK hospital and could this person refuse admission or be forced into admission?  Thanks

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  • I cant eat properly

    Ive been very depressed lately and i havent been able to eat for about a week my parents force me to eat but i eat a very small amount, the days when i dont eat i dont feel hungry i just feel pain in my stomach and feel dizzy Also when i eat i vomit afterwards because I went to a doctor and she told...

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  • What should I do?

    I've always had really bad anxiety and roughly a year ago I was having stomach issues and had my gallbladder removed. Before my surgery I would get sick every time that I ate. Afterwards, I had a constant feeling of anxiety toward eating for fear that I would get sick in front of people. I pretty...

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  • Does it have a name.

    Hi, this is my first post and I'm stuggling to write this but I'm a 30 year old female. I've recently gone through a nasty relationship break up. It was a toxic relationship that has really messed my head up. I'm on antidepressants as a result and my doctor has also diagnosed me with...

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  • In Recovery Anorexic, Sick with Something New Every Week?

    Hi, I don't know if I'm posting this in the right place, so I'm sorry. But I'm kinda desperate at this point.  Some background: I've been anorexic since I was 8, I'll be 19 in less than a week, but it got very serious when I was 16. I'm 5'2 and weighed 60 pounds....

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  • Recovery plan

    Hiya Does any body have an eating disorder (annorexia) recovery meal plan i could take a look at please? Need help dont want to go back into a unit Thank You

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  • Metabol After anorexia weight restoration

    My question is, the higher my recovery calories, the higher my maintenance after recovery? Say i recovered by eating 6000+ cals a day, would i be able to maintain at 4000 ish ?? Please you guys this is urgent, i dont want to recover physically and end up restricting myself again cause i might spiral...

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  • A child not eating

    Hello, I have a friend, and she lives in a household with her husband, son, his wife and their child. Most of the family members are mainly all alcohol addicts apart from my friend, so of course, the atmosphere at home is very damaging and upsetting. She is really concerned, as the child is 11 years...

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  • First Trimester Pregnancy and Recovery from Anorexia

    I have dealt with disordered eating and poor body image since I was about 4 years old and anorexia really started to take hold at around 16 years of age. I am now 28 and about 10 weeks pregnant. I have been a crying mess and just feeling absolutely disgusting and huge and the ED is becoming quite loud...

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  • Severe pain with lexapro

    I was put on lexapro about a month ago. After only a few days I started feeling stiff and sore. Then with every day it became worse. My hip hurt so bad I could barely walk I felt like I had been crippled. My back was killing me I hurt all over. The medicine did take my depression away and another benefit...

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  • Meal plan for weight gain

    Hiya I was just wondering of any one has an examples of a weight gain meal plan. I was in a eating disorder unit last year and i have let my weight slip but beofre i get addmitted again id like to try and restore my weight by myself but dont have a plan to go by. Thank You  

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  • Selective Eating Disorder?

    I have all of the symptoms of a selective eating disorder, except it says that a fear of weight gain is not usually associated with it. I have a massive fear of gaining weight and I am constantly thinking about it, and I often prevent myself from eating in order to try and lose weight. I refuse to try...

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  • Bulimia

    Have barely kept a single thing down for 2 months. 2 weeks ago I started getting huge pain in my head & ears. Pressure headaches that are 24/7 and my ears won't pop coz I guess they popped so may times when I vomited . Can't function at all due to this. Dr doesn't know what is wrong....

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  • Bulimia

    Have barely kept a single thing down for 2 months. 2 weeks ago I started getting huge pain in my head & ears. Pressure headaches that are 24/7 and my ears won't pop coz I guess they popped so may times when I vomited . Can't function at all due to this. Dr doesn't know what is wrong....

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  • Pregnancy and ED support

    I just found this support group tonight and am really hoping there are active mommies or mommies to be on here. I have had an ED since around 12 yo. I suffered from anorexia, body dysmorphia and binge eating, and learned to be bulimic (purging) when my youngest was around a year old, in 2009. I've...

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  • Reassurance!

    Hi, so, I dont know if I am over reacting but maybe some resassurence would be good too. Im 17 years old and Im short, just over 5ft, and I weight 42kg. I have this desire to be skinny and be the smallest out of the people I know or see because I feel this is right due to my height.  I track my...

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