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... Has anyone else who has had anorexia been put on birth control? ... (6 replies)
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... ted everything out as 5'6 133 pounds. I felt fat, and bad about myself so I basically started to restrict. It got easier, and as time progressed it was out of my control completely. I got down to 97 pounds at my lowest. This was in a matter of approximately 6 months. ... (8 replies)

... Hi swimmingforlife, i am in the same boat as you really, i have been declared a healthy weight for a while now but my period still hasn't come back. I have been allowed back into normal exercise routines and i regularly run and swim as well as that i have been focusing on weights to help build some muscle (i thought maybe weight from muscle would help with bringing back my... (1 replies)
... You're more than welcome! Ok. The reason I suggested finding some help with diet is that i've found it helpful to have input from an outsider. My thought process gets very illogical and irrational around... (8 replies)
... I thought that for my hieght I was in my right range. But some sits say i'm "slightly" on the dangerous side. I'm also on Birth Control, SO! ... (10 replies)
... Father. If you think about it, our Mom was also an ACOA. I am in AlAnon, and I know it is very possible for the disease part of alcoholism to manifest itself as anorexia in those who live with or have lived with an Alcoholic. ... (0 replies)
... I had bad acne. Then I became anorexic and my skin slowly cleared up. After a year of anorexia I slipped into bulimia. I've been bulimic since I was 17 and I am now 22. About a year and a half ago I started breaking out. ... (20 replies)
... I started recovering from anorexia last year. ... (0 replies)
... if you begin to maintain your weight, your menses may return. Birth control may be an option...but I do know that for some it does not always work to jump start cycles again and you still have to gain some weight etc. ... (4 replies)
... I was put on birth control for the same reasons you stated earlier. My period had stopped for over a year. When I decided to recover from my anorexia the doctor said until I gained some weight, the bc would make it so I got my periods. Well, it did and I gained some good, healthy weight. ... (6 replies)
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... weak and know I haven't eaten in several hours, I eat. The key is to pay attention to what I'm feeling. The thing about anorexia is I think you so worry about losing control when eating and suddenly ballooning up. ... (2 replies)
... exercising and anorexia and it got to the point where I couldn't use the exercise machines because I started having problems with chest pains and I just lost all of my energy. ... (5 replies)
... Topamax should only be used as a last resort...there are several problems with it. Like it interfers with the effectiveness of birth control. And if you work or go to's makes it impossible to concentrate! I have tried taking it twice in the past... ... (5 replies)
... I have a friend who has had anorexia induced amenorrhea throughout her marriage and has had 4 successful pgs. So it is possible but I don't think it's very common. ... (8 replies)
... I dealt with anorexia in college, and it got pretty severe, beyond the point where I should have been hospitalized even but I wasn't due to lack of health insurance. ... (1 replies)
... I got my period back about 3 months after getting to a healthy stable weight (without any ED habits). If your weight is stable, but you're still engaging in ED habits--irregular eating, purging, overexercise, that can still cause your cycles to be wacky. Most people who lose their periods from an ED do have them return unless you have gone extreme stretches of time without a... (7 replies)
... can cause permanent infertility, most women who recover go on to have children without fertility problems due to the ED. I lost my periods for over a year with anorexia then got them back and now I'm trying for a baby. I do think I have some hormonal issues, not caused by the ED but by birth control pills. ... (10 replies)
... When my anorexia was bad, I lost my periods completely for over a year, but I wasn't on birth control pills either. ... (2 replies)
... I think she has an ED, but it's hard to know for sure. When I had an ED, I constantly told everyone else I was just skinny and wanted to gain weight, but I was lying through my teeth. I ate when people were around me, but they wouldn't know how little I ate the rest of the time or how much I exercised to compensate for it. Your sister is very thin, and she needs... (3 replies)

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