Patient Comments: Anorexia - Prognosis

Did you, a friend, or relative have anorexia? Please share the prognosis or outcome.

Comment from: Mama Bear, 13-18 Female (Caregiver) Published: December 06

My daughter had anorexia. First she would not eat, throw up what she ate. She was tube fed and dumped portion of bag into toilet so she would not get too much of it. She has severe health issues today, physical and mental. It started at about 13. She is 34 now. Of course she became my main focus in life. I'm glad for any help I could give her. You feel helpless and feel like it could somehow be your fault.

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