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Does anorexia change the shape of your body and make your bones a little thinner?

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Dr. Barbara Hummel
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In brief: Anorexia results

Anorexia can cause many problems because the body is being deprived of the nutrients it needs to function.
Anorexia can cause severe malnutrition and every body system is affected. Bone loss, irregular or absent menstrual periods, skin breakdown, nerve damage, loss of brain function, memory problems, weight loss, kidney damage -- the list is endless of the problems that anorexia can cause.

In brief: Anorexia results

Anorexia can cause many problems because the body is being deprived of the nutrients it needs to function.
Anorexia can cause severe malnutrition and every body system is affected. Bone loss, irregular or absent menstrual periods, skin breakdown, nerve damage, loss of brain function, memory problems, weight loss, kidney damage -- the list is endless of the problems that anorexia can cause.
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