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does my daughter have anorexia

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  • Posted By: kitkat76
  • December 13, 2010
  • 10:56 PM

please can any 1 help i have a 12 year old daughter,who is refusing to eat,saying shes not hungry,and ive caught her twice being sick after her meals,she thinks shes fat but she isnt at all,her mood and attitude has changed and shes started going to the gym at lunch times at school,im making her eat her meals and will not let her leave the table till its all gone,some times it can take up to 2 hrs 4 her to finish her meal wen i caught her been sick she quickly said she must av a bug cos thats made her been sick,please can some one help me n give me there view am i being a paranoid mother or do u think she has a problem many thanks x

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  • your daughter has Bulimia, and needs help. My suggestion is to try a homoeopathic, as I had great results with one, who treated the mental causes.
    gypsygirl 18 Replies
    • December 24, 2010
    • 11:12 PM
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  • If she refuses to eat it's anorexia. If she eats then throws up, its bulimia. But she could be throwing up because you are making her eat. If this is something new, maybe look into her friends and what is the popular things with those girls her age. Perhaps she's being teased at school. Girls can be cruel. Often times this is more of a mind thing and would require counseling. But most important talk to her to see whats going on. And be sure to tell her that her body needs food to function. And to consider food as energy rather than fat. Just some thoughts. Here are some links to go to for info. http://www.eatingdisordershelpguide.com/causes.htmlhttp://www.mamashealth.com/anorexia.asp She isn't doing this because of something you did. But she needs your help to not fall into the anorexic pattern. Good Luck!
    gr8tful 175 Replies
    • December 28, 2010
    • 07:33 AM
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  • I think you need to speak with your doctor and the school. See if there is anyone who can montior what's she's eating at school. Ask if she can skip gym till she gets to a healthy weight. Show her pictures of what people can become like- explain what will happen if she refuses to eat. Its not pretty xx
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2011
    • 07:47 PM
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