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13 Mar 2007

inositol
I recently read your artical on Insitol and bulimia. Does this have to be prescrobed by a doctor? Im seeing a therapist regulary but would love to see if this works.
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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Nicky
No, you can ask your chemist for inositol tablets, as inositol is a compound related to the B vitamins.
Hope you find that it improves the bulimia, but please continue to see your therapist and if necessary also consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area) to help you get back to eating normally again.
Best regards
DietDoc
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