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Anorexia Nervosa

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Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention of Anorexia Nervosa

Causes of Anorexia Nervosa usually include physical, emotional, and social triggers :

1. Extreme dieting

2. Genetics

3. Personality traits

4. Way to cope with stress

Here are the symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa:

1. Thinning of hair

2. Low body weight

3. Constipation

4. Shrunken breasts

5. Stopping or never getting menstrual cycle

6. Feeling cold, lower body temperature than normal

Treatment Options for Anorexia Nervosa:

1. Medical treatment

2. Nutritional counseling

Prevention of Anorexia Nervosa:

1. Encourage a healthy view of not only yourself but everyone else around you as well

2. Have a healthy approach for eating and exercise

3. Do not use food as a reward or punishment