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  1. Anorexia Nervosa

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

  2. Understanding Anorexia -- the Basics

    Get the basics on anorexia from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Understanding Anorexia -- Diagnosis and Treatment

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

  4. Understanding Anorexia -- Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of anorexia.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Anorexia Nervosa - When To Call a Doctor

    Find out when to call a doctor about anorexia nervosa.

  8. Anorexia: Learning New Eating Behaviors - Topic Overview

    People who have anorexia often have difficulty at mealtimes. If mealtime is a stressful time for you,try something different. During meals: Try to eat slowly and gradually. Do not allow yourself to get overwhelmed by the idea of eating a meal. Talk with other people about things that interest you. Avoid talking about the food you are eating or thinking about your weight gain worries. ...

  9. Anorexia: Learning to Trust Others - Topic Overview

    Sometimes people who have anorexia find it difficult to trust the family,friends,health professionals,and other caring people who are trying to help them. There are many reasons for this,ranging from anxiety about losing control and gaining weight to confused thinking because of malnutrition. And,it can be hard to trust a whole new way of eating,exercising,and taking care of yourself. ...

  10. Anorexia Nervosa - Topic Overview

    Anorexia is one of the most common eating disorders.

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