- Q How is anorexia treated?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyTreatment for anorexia is complicated. It often is very difficult for a victim to identify their eating habits as the primary problem. Instead, they view their habits as a solution to other underlying issues, and never appreciate the actual... Full Answer
- Q What is anorexia nervosa?
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder marked by an intense fear of gaining weight, a refusal to maintain a healthy weight, and a distorted body image. People with anorexia nervosa have an abnormal loss of appetite for food, try to avoid eating, and eat... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of anorexia nervosa?
Brooke Randolph, Marriage & Family TherapySymptoms of anorexia nervosa include: Refusal to maintain body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for age and height Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat, even though under weight Unrealistic view of own body weight or shape... Full Answer
- Q Is anorexia nervosa an eating disorder?
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. A person with anorexia nervosa practices self-starvation. Other symptoms of this disorder are a consuming fear of weight gain, too much exercise, low self-esteem, withdrawal, dry or yellow skin, looking thin,... Full Answer