5 doctors weighed in:
Are there practical ways to reduce the odds of anorexia nervosa?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Pick your parents
Most cases of anorexia are the result of a neuropsychiatric disorder, inherited.
Eg, obsessive compulsive disorder, dysmorphism disorder, bipolar disorder. So recognizing the underlying causation of the anorexia is best step. Healthy life style is important, but anorexics take diet consciousness & exercise to the extreme.

In brief: Pick your parents
Most cases of anorexia are the result of a neuropsychiatric disorder, inherited.
Eg, obsessive compulsive disorder, dysmorphism disorder, bipolar disorder. So recognizing the underlying causation of the anorexia is best step. Healthy life style is important, but anorexics take diet consciousness & exercise to the extreme.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Thank
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: The good thigs in
Life! good nutrition, good exercise, good relaxation, good friends, good support and good love.
Even with all that, it can still happen, and if it does, early intervention is the key.

In brief: The good thigs in
Life! good nutrition, good exercise, good relaxation, good friends, good support and good love.
Even with all that, it can still happen, and if it does, early intervention is the key.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Thank
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