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Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are conditions defined by abnormal eating habits that may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individual's physical and mental health. Classified: Anorexia nervosa (AN), characterized by refusal to maintain a healthy body weight, an obsessive fear of gaining weight, and an unrealistic perception of current body weight.  However, some patients can suffer from anorexia nervosa unconsciously. These patients are classified under "atypical eating disorders".  Anorexia can cause menstruation to stop, and often leads to bone loss, loss of skin integrity, etc.  It greatly stresses the heart, increasing the risk of heart attacks and related heart problems.  The risk of death is greatly increased in individuals with this disease.  Social pressures in society and media play a role in individuals' obsession on their outer appearances....

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