Anorexia Nervosa Effects and Eating Disorders Chalfont PA

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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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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