A special project from the editors Сlutch. The problem which we need to speak loudly, to not be late.
In this material in an informative and accessible way, you learn about anorexia. Disease, ruthlessly destructive of human life.
What is anorexia nervosa
Anorexia is a mental illness and an eating disorder characterized by obsession with weight, distorted self-esteem and a serious limitation of supply.
The true causes of anorexia
Patients with anorexia, in their attempts to refuse food tend to deal with emotional problems.
Symptoms of anorexia nervosa
For most patients anorexia usually starts with a restrictive diet, which causes noticeable weight loss and not so noticeable, but very serious muscle loss.
Treatment of anorexia
If you have symptoms of anorexia or loved ones should seek help from a doctor. With the support of family and the desire of the patient to be healthy, anorexia is treated is from 3 to 8 months.
The consequences of anorexia
Among the possible complications: the hormonal changes, diseases of the cardiovascular system, sexual dysfunction, changes in musculoskeletal system, diseases of blood, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Recall that earlier we told the story of Katharina Demyanenko, who is now in Moscow the clinic of the Center for the study of eating disorders diagnosed with anorexia.