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Abstract Title:

Heat in the treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa.

Abstract Source:

Eat Weight Disord. 2001 Mar ;6(1):49-52. PMID: 11300546

Abstract Author(s):

E Gutierrez, R Vazquez

Article Affiliation:

E Gutierrez

Abstract:

The paper presents the results of heat treatment in three cases of anorexia nervosa (AN), in which marked overactivity and/or strenuous exercising were prominent clinical features. Heat was supplied in three ways: continuous exposure to a warm environment, wearing a thermal waistcoat, and sauna baths in an infrared cabin. The outcomes went far beyond what had been expected, as the disappearance of hyperactivity was followed by progressive recovery.

Study Type : Human: Case Report
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