Anorexia

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Affiliations & Recognitions


National Eating Disorders Association
National Eating Disorders Association

Binge Eating Disorders Association
Binge Eating Disorders Association

Academy for Eating Disorders Association
Academy for Eating Disorders Association

Academy for Eating Disorders Association
International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals

Health Consequences of Anorexia

The cycle of starvation denies the body of essential nutrition. The body is forced to slow down to conserve energy that affects the whole body. The medical consequences include the following:

  • Brain and Nervous system
  • Easily confuses
  • Irrational fears
  • Irritability
  • Mood swings
  • Poor memory
  • Hair
  • Hair thins, gets brittle
  • Hair loss
  • Heart
  • Abnormal slow heart rate
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fluttering of the heart
  • Fainting
  • Blood
  • Anemia
  • Muscles and Joints
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Swollen joints
  • Loss of calcium
  • Loss of bone density
  • Kidneys
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney failure
  • Body Fluids
  • Low potassium
  • Low magnesium
  • Low sodium
  • Dehydration
  • Intestines
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Hormones
  • In females, ammenhoria, loss of menstruation
  • Growth problems
  • Skin
  • Dry skin
  • Bruise easily
  • Easily chilled or cold
  • Yellow skin
  • Nails get brittle, stop growing

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