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A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to cause brain damage on extremely low calorie and high exercise diets, as seen in anorexia nervousa?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Every organ: system including brain can be affected. This sounds like a potentially dangerous endeavor. Please see your physician or nutritionist about healthier ways to lose weight.

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Last updated Jul 19, 2014

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