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Can you tell me what are early signs of anorexia?
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Distorted body image
People with anorexia nervosa (an) think they're overweight when they're not, and restrict what they eat-often severely.
An can affect your thyroid, body chemistry, heart rhythm, digestive tract, kidneys, muscles, nerves, brain, bones, teeth, and skin. Females with an can have irregular (or no) periods. Anyone who even might have an should see a doctor as soon as possible to prevent serious illness or death.

In brief: Distorted body image
People with anorexia nervosa (an) think they're overweight when they're not, and restrict what they eat-often severely.
An can affect your thyroid, body chemistry, heart rhythm, digestive tract, kidneys, muscles, nerves, brain, bones, teeth, and skin. Females with an can have irregular (or no) periods. Anyone who even might have an should see a doctor as soon as possible to prevent serious illness or death.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Julie O'Toole
Pediatrics
In brief: It depends on age
It depends on the patient's age.
Children with an may present completely differently than adults. An early sign would be social isolation.

In brief: It depends on age
It depends on the patient's age.
Children with an may present completely differently than adults. An early sign would be social isolation.
Dr. Julie O'Toole
Dr. Julie O'Toole
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