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What is anorexia?
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lack of desire 2 eat
Simply, the lack of desire to eat.
Some very sick patients lack the desire to eat food tastes bad, feel full, food smells bad.These ptsmay have a terminal illness like some cancersanorexia nervosa is amedical/psych condition that is characterized by a feeling of control-euphoric- about losing wt, often by not eating, laxatives, vomiting, and or overexercising.They have distorted body image.Could die.

In brief: Lack of desire 2 eat
Simply, the lack of desire to eat.
Some very sick patients lack the desire to eat food tastes bad, feel full, food smells bad.These ptsmay have a terminal illness like some cancersanorexia nervosa is amedical/psych condition that is characterized by a feeling of control-euphoric- about losing wt, often by not eating, laxatives, vomiting, and or overexercising.They have distorted body image.Could die.
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Definition
Anorexia - diminished appetite.
Anorexia nervosa is a complex psychiatric condition in which the affected person has a distorted body image and through various behaviors loses body weight. The weight loss can be severe enough to produce significant malnutrition and even death.

In brief: Definition
Anorexia - diminished appetite.
Anorexia nervosa is a complex psychiatric condition in which the affected person has a distorted body image and through various behaviors loses body weight. The weight loss can be severe enough to produce significant malnutrition and even death.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Dr. Steven Bowers
Thank
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