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... Has anyone else who has had anorexia been put on birth control? ... (6 replies)
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... So I have had an eating disorder since I was 17 years old. I am now 21 years old. I started 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. ... (8 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 did reduce my appetite at first... ... (5 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)
... If it is from your ED, it shouldn't affect your future fertility depending upon how long you've lost your period and if any damage is done. ... (10 replies)
... My doc just keeps telling me that it will take time and that i have to be patient. ... (1 replies)
... t I gather it IS something that can affect your weight. Different meds give people varying side effects. It might be as simple as returning to the prescribing dr and mentioning the wt gain. You may be able to try an alternative drug. ... (8 replies)
... lly went to the doctors to get help with my eating disorder. It was realy hard, but I know that everything is going to work out for the best. She was really nice and understood what I was going through. ... (5 replies)
... d many. I am very concerned abnout my sister There is a thread very close to what I will write about, but there is a difference too. My sister has been very thin and below her normal weight for the past couple of years, and I have mentioned it to her. I have heard the Denial excuses too. ... (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. I don't think I've had a day of clear skin since. ... (20 replies)
... I started recovering from anorexia last year. I dropped weight significantly and very quickly, rejected to eat anything I would consider "unhealthy", I even lost my period and had to go on birth control to bring it back. ... (0 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)
... So in my childhood I either saw my mum eating huge meals, or giving everyone else a normal meal and her only eating the vegetables on something. ... (9 replies)
... months in between my obviously my body knew it was beginning to lose weight and attempting to adjust. ... (4 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)
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... french fries, things like that. But since I only do it rarely, I don't worry about it and I don't stuff myself. ... (2 replies)
... Please keep me updated on how things are going for you. Right now I'm going to wait for the Accutane to get out of my system. Maybe in a month or two I'll try birth control again and see if I clear up. That should indicate for me if it's hormonal. At any rate I am all the time trying to improve my diet and eat normally. ... (20 replies)
... estrogen, progesterone, prolactin, FSH, and LH as well as your thyroid levels to see if there's any problems. Hormonal imbalances can cause your periods to be MIA as well. ... (7 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)

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