ANOREXIA NERVOSA

 
  
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What are the symptoms?

Written by : DoctorNDTV Team

  • Deliberate self-starvation with major weight loss
  • Fear of gaining weight
  • Refusal to eat
  • Denial of hunger
  • Constant exercising
  • Greater amounts of hair on the body or face
  • Sensitivity to cold temperatures
  • Absent or irregular menstrual periods
  • Loss of scalp hair
  • A self-perception of being fat when the person is really too thin
  • Thinking may be confused or slowed, and an anorexic patient may have poor memory and lack judgment.
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