by: Danielle Rader


anorexia is a disorder that causes people to obsess about their weight and the food that they eat. They maintain a weight that is far below their age and height and tend to starve themselves or exercise excessively to avoid weight gain.


anorexia is most common around the ages of 15-17. it is uncommon and rare, but can appear in ages 10 and under. Anorexia statistics show that it mostly affects women and about 10% of men.


symptoms of anorexia are:

1. Extreme weight loss.

2. thin appearance.

3. abnormal blood count.

4. elevated liver enzymes.

5. fatigue.

6. dizziness or fainting.

7. seizure.

8. brittle nails.