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Terrible stomach pains, is it related to ulcer or Anorexia or both ?

Alright, so I m going to be brutally honest because I really, really want to figure out what is going on. Recently, after a couple weeks of heavy restricting (I m an anorectic) , I d gotten down to my lowest weight at this height (BMI of 18.6) and then I binged one day, the total was about 800-900 calories but I exercised about 600 off, so I wasn t too worried about getting back on track. I heavily restricted the day after that (two days ago) and I found I had gained 2lb. I was trying not to freak out but ended up binging, which brought that day s total to about 1500. All day (pre-binge) I d been having these strange stomach pains that weren t like normal hunger pangs. It was dull ache that began to get worse and worse, like nothing I d ever felt before. In an attempt to calm myself down after my binge I told myself that those pains would probably go away. ....AND I took some Laxatives. And by some I mean 3 when the recommended dosage is 2. Normally when I take laxatives they take 6hrs to take effect and then my bowels release heavily about three times. It s uncomfortable only right before I, er, poo and then it goes away. But the stomach pains got worse and worse and they were topped with shaking, sweating and nausea . Eventually it got so bad I couldn t sleep. Originally I thought the pain had continued because I d eaten so much, but even with the laxatives, nothing I d eaten since that day had, well, come back out. Yesterday I ate 1200 calories to try and increase my metabolic rate . Today, I m still in immense pain, gained ANOTHER 2 pounds, and I don t know what to do. I ve eaten around 200calories today to see if it was hunger related, but nothing has changed. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME? I took a bit of Pepto Bismol around 3:00am that night, some antacids and some beano (gas relief) but nothing helped. Please help. I don t want to go to the doctor because then I d have to be honest about my eating in front of my mom and my BMI isn t low enough to be diagnosed anyway, especially not now.
Asked On : Sat, 5 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
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There is nothing to worry and dont be anaxious . You dint mention you had pain in empty stomach or after having food. It may be due to hyperacidity and gas problem. Be aware of fatty, spicy ,foods, Alcohol, smoking. etc. Follow the hygienic diet and dont get stressed it add your pain. If possilbe yoga and meditation gave you relief.
If you are chronic problem you better take Ayurvedic herbal preparation for antacid properties and Gas relief.Herbal drugs increase your appetite and you can maintain your Calorie of diet
Contact your nearest Ayurvedic doctor for more information of write me in
Get well soon
Answered: Sat, 5 Mar 2011
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