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What are the real symptoms of anorexia nervosa?

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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anorexia Nervosa

Not eating or drinking any liquids with calories.
Memorizing tthe calorie count of every known food substance. A fast weight loss. Extreme exertion--fitness schedulepushing food around on a plate, but not eating it. Denial of any problem. The patient feels great success at the weight loss.The patient has a distorted image of her'himself in the mirror-really doesn't see a problem with thinness.

In brief: Anorexia Nervosa

Not eating or drinking any liquids with calories.
Memorizing tthe calorie count of every known food substance. A fast weight loss. Extreme exertion--fitness schedulepushing food around on a plate, but not eating it. Denial of any problem. The patient feels great success at the weight loss.The patient has a distorted image of her'himself in the mirror-really doesn't see a problem with thinness.
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Very Serious Illness

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder where one restricts their intake of food in order to lose weight.
Symptoms include severe weight loss, use of laxatives and/or diuretics to lose weight, obsessive thoughts about food, compulsive eating rituals, depression, fatigue, loss of menstrual cycle, and compulsive exercising. This is serious life-threatening disorder requiring specialized treatment.

In brief: Very Serious Illness

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder where one restricts their intake of food in order to lose weight.
Symptoms include severe weight loss, use of laxatives and/or diuretics to lose weight, obsessive thoughts about food, compulsive eating rituals, depression, fatigue, loss of menstrual cycle, and compulsive exercising. This is serious life-threatening disorder requiring specialized treatment.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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