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How does anorexia hurt your heart?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
One of the ways anorexia hurts your body is by depriving the heart of essential nutrients. Your body needs these in order to create and send the electrical signals that keep the heart beating in a regular, coordinated manner. In this video, Dr. Oz explains why this eating disorder is so dangerous.



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