People with anorexia have a fear of gaining weight.They can't maintain normal body weight. Many teens diet or excessive exercise.

Physical syptom:

  • Lack of energy

Social symptoms:

  • withdraw from social activities-meals/celebrations-involving food

Behavioral syptoms:

  • Depressed
  • Stress
  • Anxiety


  • Therapy
  • Counseling
  • Try reaching out to a friend

Someone with might:

  • Might think they are fat
  • Feel intense fear of being fat
  • May weigh food before eating it
  • Count the calories of everything

  • weigh herself or himself repeatedly
  • Become vary thin, frail, or emaciated
  • be obsessed with eating, food, and weight control


  • Admitted that she had an eating disorder (anorexia) in high school.
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