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noun as in anorexia nervosa

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Gender is also a factor in eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, which is three times as prevalent among women as men.

First, as she battled anorexia and, later, grappling with bingeing and bulimia.

Amanda talks about growing up with social anxiety and her decision to not go to college, while Lily speaks candidly about her battle with anorexia and the conversation she had with Steve that led her to finally seek treatment.

During senior year, Dershem said he spent six months getting treatment for anorexia and suicidal thoughts.

For someone with anorexia, self-starvation makes them feel better.

This leaves people with a history of anorexia and reduced bone density like me at high risk for fractures.

When you suffer from anorexia, you also suffer social isolation.

Project Shapeshift appears to be like many pro-anorexia sites online, says Casilli.

Gandley feels that any distinction between pro-anorexia sites and some healthy living sites are arbitrary.

Where much intoxication is present, anorexia and dipsosis are to be noticed.

He suffered from drowsy headach, anorexia, cold and slightly œdematous limbs.

It is also useful in the flatulency of the aged, where it prevents the development of gas, and has a marked effect on anorexia.

Vomiting is not common except in those cases which follow upon an error of diet, but there is generally some nausea and anorexia.

Anorexia is generally present in typhus fever from the beginning of the attack, and may persist until its close.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anorexia, such as: food aversion, and loss of appetite.

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