Can someone give me tips on anorexia?

im 14 and im way over weight could someone give me ana tips

Answer #1

Dear too_big,

Dangers of Anorexia Anorexia nervosa has a multitude of medical complications ranging from mild to severe. In fact, 5-20% of anorexics die, usually frm complications associated with self-starvation, such as: heart, kidney, or multiple organ failure, or illnesses like pneumonia, which may be due to an inability to fight infection—all due to the dangers of anorexia.

Cardiac Problems—irregular heartbeat Gastrointestinal disorders—risk of internal bleeding, ulcers, gastritis, and constipation Amenorrhea—due to decreased estrogen production, which causes females to cease ovulation and mentration Anemia—a blood disorder characterized by either a decrease in the number of read cells, or a reduction in hemoglobin; the body’s ability to carry oxygen frm the lungs to its tissues is reduced; often caused by an iron deficiancy bingeing—an effect of starvation bruising decreased testicular function in men—some studies reveal a decrease in testosterone and certain male hormones dental decay and discoloration depressed immune system dizziness dry skin; brittle hair and nails edema—water retention, most commonly in the ankles and feet endocrine abnormalities fainting high cholesterol—an effect of starvation, not necessarily warranting a low cholesterol diet hyperactivity hypoglycemia increased risk of osteoporosis—bones lose density and fracture easily insomnia ketosis—the excessive accumultion of ketone bodies in the blood and urine, which is indicative of the body digesting its fat stores as a sole source of energy kidney damage/failure—usually due to dehydration; many be worsened by the use of diuretics lanugo—the growth of fine hair on the body, which is the body’s attempt to keep itself warm when fat stores are depleted liver damage—a condition that is usually irreparable loss of hair on the head low blood pressure low body temperature—causes anorexics to feel cold muscle cramps and weakness—usually due to electrolyte imbalances pancreatitis—the painful swelling of the pancreas evidenced by severe abdominal pain, distention, and fever sensitivity to light and sound yellow skin—also called hypercarotinemia

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