Were you looking for information about Anorexia? Anorexica is a common misspelling of anorexia.
Anorexia is an eating disorder in which people believe that they are overweight even when they are extremely thin. A person with this disease has an intense desire to be thin and may diet, fast, or over-exercise to maintain an abnormally low weight. Anorexia can cause a number of health problems, including swollen joints and reduced muscle mass, and may ultimately lead to heart failure or brain damage. Treatment for the condition may involve hospitalization, psychotherapy, and family therapy.
(Click Anorexia to learn more about the symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and health risks of anorexia. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on anorexia.)