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Anorexia Nervosa Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Anorexia Nervosa

  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 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

  5. Anorexia Nervosa - Topic Overview

    Anorexia is one of the most common eating disorders.

  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 - Home Treatment

    Continuing good care at home will help in the recovery from anorexia nervosa.

  8. Anorexia Complications - Topic Overview

    It is not clear whether other mental health disorders occur before or as a result of anorexia nervosa. Treatment can be difficult when a person has anorexia along with other mental health disorders. Some of the most common mental health disorders that can be present with anorexia include: 1 Depression,which occurs in up to 50 out of 100 people who have anorexia. Irrational fears (phobias),...

  9. 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.

  10. Anorexia Nervosa - When To Call a Doctor

    Find out when to call a doctor about anorexia nervosa.

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