Anorexia this is a condition in which a person refuses to eat. While his appetite is not lost.

Such people do not see his emaciated body. They are constantly haunted by fear to recover even a few grams. If this occurs, the patient applies even more fierce measures. Anorexic by any means trying to get rid of food causes vomiting, hiding food, or giving pet.

Anorexia is divided into several types:

anorexia neurotic character (when stress is over-stimulation of the cortex);

anorexia neural character (in the brain blocks the entry point for the healthy appetite);

anorexia mental (illness caused by schizophrenia, depression and other mental disorders).

The disease can cause thyroid disorders, various abnormalities in the intestines or stomach, kidney failure, tumors of various organs, diseases of the oral cavity.

Most often suffer from anorexia teenage girls. At this time there is significant change in body growth. They themselves cease to like, the body seems wrong. Then there is the desire to lose weight, which leads to anorexia.

Signs of illness:

- A strong desire to lose weight, even if it is correct.

- Fear recover even a few grams.

- Constant focus on the problem of food.

- The constant refusal to eat or drink it in insufficient quantities.

The habit to slice foods into small pieces.

- Daily sport activities with increased allowable loads.

- In clothing, the choice falls on baggy model.

How does the body

If the body a long time do not get the nutrients, the dystrophic condition. Then there is complete exhaustion or cachexia. It is manifested by hair loss, golodaniem of the extremities, bradycardia, muscle atrophy, absence of menstruation.


To treat anorexia needs a psychiatrist. Only he can understand the cause. Other doctors can only support the body during the critical condition and to remove the accompanying symptoms. To cure the main problem, they will not. Treatment can take a long time. Anorexic hard to get used to the food, to force yourself to love your body.