Anorexia Articles A-Z
Anorexia Symptoms - Causes of Anorexia
This page contains links to eMedTV Anorexia Articles containing information on subjects from Anorexia Symptoms to Causes of Anorexia. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Anorexia Symptoms
Avoidance of food and obsession with exercise are possible anorexia symptoms. This eMedTV article provides detailed information about early signs and symptoms, as well as information about symptoms that occur when anorexia is more advanced.
- Anorexia Treatment
No universal treatment for anorexia will cure everyone with the condition. Rather, as this eMedTV article explains, a combination of treatments, such as counseling, medications, and hospitalization, is used to return the person to normal weight.
People with anorexia think they are overweight even when they are extremely thin. This eMedTV Web page lists other characteristics of this condition and lists health risks associated with anorexia. Anorexica is a common misspelling of anorexia.
People with anorexia believe they are fat even when they are dangerously thin. This segment of the eMedTV Web site offers an this topic and includes a link to more information about the disease. Anorixia is a common misspelling of anorexia.
A person with anorexia believes that they are overweight even when they are dangerously thin. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at anorexia and its symptoms, treatments, and prognosis. Anoroxia is a common misspelling of anorexia.
People with anorexia have a distorted body image and an intense desire to be thin (even when they are). This eMedTV Web page lists other characteristics of people who are affected by this eating disorder. Anorxia is a common misspelling of anorexia.
- Causes of Anorexia
The exact causes of anorexia are not known; however, as this page of the eMedTV library explains, possible risk factors include biochemistry, personality traits, and genetics. This page explains these risk factors in detail.