Anorexia Nervosa

About- Anorexia nervosa often simply called anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by an abnormally low body weight, fear of gaining weight and a strong desire to be thin, resulting in food restriction.

Symptoms-
 Inability to maintain a normal weight
 Fatigue
 Insomnia
 Thin hair and hair fall
 Constipation
 More than three cycles without a period
 Dry skin
 Low blood pressure
 Low body mass index (BMI)
 Excessive exercise
 Irritability
 Hunger denial
 Use of diuretics, laxatives, or diet pills 

Causes-
The exact cause of anorexia nervosa isn’t known

Specialists to Visit

 Nutritionist
 Psychiatrist
 Clinical Psychologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

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