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  1. Understanding Anorexia -- the Basics

    Get the basics on anorexia from the experts at WebMD.

  2. Understanding Anorexia -- Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of anorexia.

  3. Understanding Anorexia -- Diagnosis and Treatment

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

  4. Anorexia Nervosa - What Happens

    Anorexia nervosa almost always begins with a plan to follow a strict weight-loss diet. Limiting foods then leads to malnutrition and unhealthy weight loss.

  5. Anorexia Nervosa - Treatment Overview

    All people with anorexia nervosa need treatment. In most cases, this involves seeing a health professional, as well as having regular counseling sessions.

  6. 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

  7. Anorexia Nervosa - Medications

    There is no medication for treating active anorexia nervosa. However, once you have regained some weight, your doctor may suggest that you take an antidepressant medicine.

  8. 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.

  9. Anorexia Nervosa - Exams and Tests

    By answering these five simple questions, you can see whether you may have an eating disorder.

  10. Anorexia Nervosa - When To Call a Doctor

    Find out when to call a doctor about anorexia nervosa.

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