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Anorexia is not getting enough calories in, which leads to a significantly low body weight. The person with Anorexia will also show an intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat. Or if the fear is not shown, there is still persistent behavior that interferes with weight gain, even though weight is significantly low. Physical signs and symptoms of anorexia may include: extreme weight loss, abnormal blood counts, fatigue, insomnia, dizziness or fainting, soft, downy hair (lanugo) covering the body, absence of menstruation in women (see amenorrhea), constipation, and low blood pressure. Patient may also show emotional and behavioral symptoms like severely restricting food intake through dieting or fasting and may include excessive exercise, bingeing and self-induced vomiting to get rid of the food and may include use of laxatives, enemas, diet aids or herbal products, depressed mood and sometimes even thoughts of suicide.
Dr. Saurabh Tandon
General Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Diabetes Specialist, Critical Care Specialist
Dr. Vivan Talwar
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi
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