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Anorexia: Introduction

Anorexia is a general medical term referring to appetite loss rather than weight loss. However, anorexia in common usage refers to the medical condition of anorexia nervosa. For more detailed discussion of this psychological/emotional eating disorder, see anorexia nervosa. ...more »

Symptoms of Anorexia

Treatments for Anorexia

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Anorexia?

Anorexia: Related Patient Stories

Anorexia: Deaths

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Anorexia: Complications

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Causes of Anorexia

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Disease Topics Related To Anorexia

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

Anorexia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Anorexia

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety more »

Anorexia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Anorexia

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Anorexia, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Anorexia: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Anorexia

Prognosis for Anorexia

Research about Anorexia

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Clinical Trials for Anorexia

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Anorexia

Anorexia: Broader Related Topics

Anorexia Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Anorexia:

A prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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