Anorexia Nervosa - What Increases Your Risk
The risk for anorexia nervosa increases if you:
For some people, limiting what they eat can meet a need for personal control and self-esteem. Some teens may fall into this pattern as a way to cope with big changes and challenges.
A parent may have cause for concern if:
- A child expresses concerns about weight at a very young age.
- A teen becomes more strict with a diet.
- A teen intensifies his or her exercise routine.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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