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If you have anorexia, what are your chances of becoming infertile?

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In brief: Depends

The severity of the disease indicate the severity of the larger physiological consequences.

In brief: Depends

The severity of the disease indicate the severity of the larger physiological consequences.
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: Chances Are Good

Depending on the amount of body fat a woman has lost, anorexia nervosa is associated with infertility.
Hormones, necessary for normal functioning of the female repoductive system, are partially manufactured in fat cells. No fat= no hormones. Eating disorders can be deadly, with a 25% mortality rate if untreated..!

In brief: Chances Are Good

Depending on the amount of body fat a woman has lost, anorexia nervosa is associated with infertility.
Hormones, necessary for normal functioning of the female repoductive system, are partially manufactured in fat cells. No fat= no hormones. Eating disorders can be deadly, with a 25% mortality rate if untreated..!
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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