When a person has an emaciated appearance and she is taken to the doctor. She contends that she has no medical problem, but is simply "counting calories" to maintain a body weight that will permit her to pursue a career in modeling which has been her goal for several years. The physicial finds that in addition to her low blood pressure and reduced heart rate she is also dehydrated and suffering from general muscle weakness. What will the physicians' diagnosis of this patient? Would the diagnosis be Anorexia Nervosa? I she simply "counting calories" as she claims? What other activities may she be engaging in and not reporting to the doctor? What is the cause of her dehydration and muscle weakness? What underlying problems must be addressed before her condition may improve? Sorry I just have so many questions I hope you can help me with figuring out what this person's diagnosis might be and what kind of treatment would be helpful.:confused:Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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