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What is Anorexia?

What is Anorexia?

Anorexia is a general medical term referring to appetite loss rather than weight loss. However, anorexia in common ...more »

Anorexia: Introduction

Types of Anorexia:

Broader types of Anorexia:

How many people get Anorexia?

Prevalance of Anorexia: This particular eating disorder affects from 0.5% to 1% of the female adolescent population with an average age of onset between 14 and 18 years. (Source: excerpt from Fact Sheet Eating Disorders: NWHIC)

How serious is Anorexia?

Complications of Anorexia: see complications of Anorexia

What causes Anorexia?

Causes of Anorexia: see causes of Anorexia
Risk factors for Anorexia: see risk factors for Anorexia

What are the symptoms of Anorexia?

Symptoms of Anorexia: see symptoms of Anorexia

Complications of Anorexia: see complications of Anorexia

Can anyone else get Anorexia?

More information: see contagiousness of Anorexia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Anorexia

Anorexia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anorexia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Anorexia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anorexia: General Practitioner, Primary care physician, Pediatrician, Gastroenterologist, Cardiologist, Psychologist, Gynaecologist, Psychiatrist, Endocrinologist, Neurologist, Dermatologist, Hematologist, Dietician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anorexia.
Treatments for Anorexia: see treatments for Anorexia
Research for Anorexia: see research for Anorexia

Name of Anorexia

Main name of condition: Anorexia

Anorexia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Anorexia:


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