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Were you looking for information about Anorexia? Aneroxia is a common misspelling of anorexia.
Anorexia is a serious condition that affects 0.5 percent to 1 percent of the female adolescent population, with an average age of onset between 14 and 18 years. People with this eating disorder have an intense fear of weight gain and may refuse to eat, diet obsessively, or over-exercise. The first step of treatment for anorexia may involve hospitalization to help restore a healthy weight. Treatment also includes individual psychotherapy, family therapy, and supportive groups.
(Click Anorexia for other signs and symptoms of anorexia, to learn about the prognosis of this condition, and to find out what treatment options are available. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on anorexia.)
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