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Anorexia Nervosa Effects and Eating Disorders Milton MA

There are a number of health consequences from Anorexia Nervosa. The main ones are as follows: People suffering from this disease, after an extended period of time, suffer from an abnormally slow heart rate and very low blood pressure. This causes the heart muscle itself to change. The chance of heart failure rises as heart rate and blood pressure decrease.

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(617) 534-9150
201 River Street
Mattapan, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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The Dimock Center
(617) 442-8800x1333
50 Dimock Street
Roxbury, MA
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(617) 442-8800x1315
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Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Creole, French, Spanish

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First Hispanic Academy
(617) 265-5852
22 Algonquin Street
Dorchester, MA
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Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
Spanish

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HRDI
(617) 427-1588
167 Centre Street
Roxbury, MA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Interim House Inc
(617) 265-2636
62 Waldeck Street
Dorchester, MA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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Entre Familia
(617) 534-7968
209 River Street
mattapan, MA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients
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Portugese, Spanish

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HRDI
(617) 265-2830
26-28 Thane Street
Dorchester, MA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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HRDI First Women''s Circle Program
(617) 442-2755
26-28 Thane Street
Dorchester, MA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Dimock Community Health Center
(617) 442-8800x1392
41 Dimock Street
Roxbury, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Creole, French, Spanish

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Roxbury Comp Comm Health Center Inc
(617) 442-7400x430
435 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Creole, Portugese, Spanish

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Anorexia Nervosa Effects and Eating Disorders

The chief battering of this disease is that it mainly focuses on self starvation. The effects of Anorexia Nervosa on a person, as well as going over some facts and figures are mainly discussed in this next article of the continuing series. Since the body needs food as a basic means for survival, the effects of this disease are numerous to say the least. Because the body is not getting enough nutrition, it is forced to slow down in order to compensate for this. This slowing down can have serious consequences on a person’s body.There are a number of health consequences from Anorexia Nervosa. The main ones are as follows: People suffering from this disease, after an extended period of time, suffer from an abnormally slow heart rate and very low blood pressure. This causes the heart muscle itself to change. The chance of heart failure rises as heart rate and blood pressure decrease; Because of the lack of calcium in a person’s diet, since they are not getting enough food in general, there is a great risk of reduced bone density, which is known as osteoporosis. This results in very dry and brittle bones which make them very susceptible to breaking; again, because of the lack of nutrition, a person suffering from this disease will suffer from muscle weakness and potential muscle loss. This can lead to more serious muscular disorders; most people who suffer from this disease not only don’t eat enough but also don’t even drink enough water. This can result i...

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