diseases

ANOREXIA NERVOSA AND BULIMIA NERVOSA


Introduction:
These are the most common eating disorders in the young, especially; in healthy women who develop a fear of becoming fat .It usually begins in the teens. It can be mainly seen in the middle class families than in the poor familes.The driving force is the pursuit of thinness rather than any other aspect of life.

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In early stages, following changes are seen:

In the advanced stages, we can see following changes:

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