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  1. Understanding Anorexia -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    Learn more from WebMD about recognizing the signs of anorexia and getting help for it.

  2. Understanding Anorexia -- the Basics

    Get the basics on anorexia from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Understanding Anorexia -- Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of anorexia.

  4. Anorexia Nervosa

    WebMD gives an overview of anorexia nervosa, a life-threatening eating disorder.

  5. Anorexia Nervosa - Topic Overview

    Anorexia is one of the most common eating disorders.

  6. Anorexia Complications - Topic Overview

    Almost half of people who have anorexia nervosa will eventually develop symptoms (binge-purge behaviors) of another eating disorder called bulimia nervosa. 1 Long-term or severe anorexia also can cause serious medical complications,such as: 2 Osteoporosis,which results from a lack of calcium in the diet as well as too much cortisol and too little estrogen in the body. The teenage years are ...

  7. Anorexia Nervosa - What Increases Your Risk

    The risk of developing anorexia nervosa increases if you have a family history of an eating disorder, obesity, or a mood disorder (such as anxiety or depression), have certain personality traits and emotional conditions, such as perfectionism, perseveranc

  8. Anorexia Nervosa - Prevention

    There is no known way to prevent anorexia nervosa. Early treatment may be the best way to prevent the disorder from progressing.

  9. Anorexia Nervosa - Cause

    The cause of anorexia nervosa is not fully understood. It is thought to develop from a mix of physical, emotional, and social triggers.

  10. Anorexia Nervosa - Symptoms

    Common feelings and actions that are linked to anorexia nervosa include; having an intense fear of gaining weight, restricting food or types of food, such as food that contains any kind of fat or sugar, and weighing less than 85% of your expected body wei

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