Hunger Games- for real

Anorexia-its a deadly murderer

Between 5-20% of individuals struggling with anorexia nervosa will die.

SYMPTOMS

  • Dry hair and skin, hair loss is common

  • Growth of a downy layer of hair called lanugo all over the body, including the face, in an effort to keep the body warm

  • Anxiety about gaining weight or being “fat.”

  • Withdrawal from usual friends and activities.

  • Excessive, rigid exercise regimen--despite weather, fatigue, illness, or injury, the need to “burn off” calories taken in.

Lady Gaga

  • Struggled with anorexia since she was 15
  • Despite public dissaproval, she is becoming healthy again

The Renefew Center

Since 1985, The Renfrew Centers have been providing
clinical excellence within a nurturing environment
empowering women to change their lives.