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Anorexia nervosa

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Introduction
Anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder and mental health condition.
Symptoms of anorexia
The main symptom of anorexia is deliberately losing a lot of weight, although there are often a number of other physical and psychological signs of a problem.
Causes of anorexia
The exact causes of anorexia nervosa are unclear, although most experts believe it is likely to be the result of a combination of factors.
Diagnosing anorexia
When trying to determine if you have an eating disorder, your GP will probably ask questions about your weight and eating habits.
Treating anorexia
The treatment for anorexia nervosa usually involves a combination of psychological therapy and supervised weight gain.
Complications of anorexia
If anorexia nervosa is not treated, the condition can lead to a number of serious health problems.
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