Anorexia Nervosa

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Anorexia Nervosa

1. Anorexia nerovsa can be caused by several factors such as family environment, genetic factors, and life transitions. 2. Common features are loss of heart muscle, anemia, dry skin, depression, low bone density, and low-blood pressure.


Anorexia Nervosa

What is it?1. Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder that involves extreme weight loss, poor body image, and the fear of becoming obese due to weight gain. 2. It is an eating disorder that makes people lose weight more than what is considered healthy.

1. Anorexia Nervosa does not have an immediate cure. For some people, it could take up to 7 years with professional help.2. Treatment is usually brought up by a friend or relative. 3. When treatment is recieved early, results are usaually successful.


Males also suffer from anorexia Nervosa

Sources1.El-Radhi, A. S. (2015). Appropriate care for children with eating disorders and obesity. British Journal Of Nursing, 24(10), 518-522.2. Brown, J. (2011). Nutrition now (6th ed.). Belmont, CA: West/Wadsworth.3. Prevalence vs. Funding. (n.d.). Retrieved December 2, 2015, from

1. Eating disorders are essentially psychological diseases that are usually considered by abnormal eating habits. 2. Eating disorders are serious life threatening conditions. Many indivudals suffer with body dissatisfaction.

Consequences1. Kidney failure that can be caused by deyhydration.2. fainting and overall weakness.3. Dry skin and hair loss4. Risk of bone density

AwarenessEating disorder awareness week is in February. With many supporters, helping to spread and promote self acceptance. Show the dangers of anorexia and that their health is more important.


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