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Anorexia

Millions of Americans suffer from anorexia. Anorexia is an eating disorder that causes the person to become dangerously underweight. This condition has physical and psychological effects. Both men and women can have anorexia, but it is more common among women. People who do not understand anorexia may expect the person ...

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Girls With Anorexia

Teenage girls and women in early adulthood are at highest risk for developing anorexia. The physical effects of anorexia can cause lasting psychological issues and medical problems, especially for people who develop the disorder at a young age. Young girls are susceptible to the pressures from their peers and the ...

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Anorexia Nervosa Symptoms

Anorexia causes more than behavioral and physical symptoms. Some anorexia nervosa symptoms affect how the person with anorexia thinks. Cognitive distortions are thoughts that are not based on reality or fact. Many people have minor cognitive distortions such as saying, “Nothing ever goes right!” after one thing goes wrong. The ...

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Physical Effects Of Anorexia Nervosa

The physical effects of anorexia nervosa can be minor. Often, the longer the person has anorexia, the more serious the physical effects of anorexia nervosa are. The physical effects may start as barely noticeable, but can lead to serious problems and even death. People with anorexia often feel cold. Anorexia ...

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