A 31-year-old member asked:
Could anorexia ruin the ability to get pregnant and have children?
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Psychiatry 28 years experience
Yes: Anorexia can cause one's body weight to drop below the point at which your body can "divert" enough energy for the metabolic work of preparing the body for pregnancy. If the anorexia is severe enough and long lasting enough this can become a permanent problem.
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Last updated Mar 30, 2015
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