The anorexia nervosa is the full name of a common type of disease called anorexia in which the patients suffer from the lack of appetite for any kind of food.
The definition of anorexiacan be said as one of the type of eating disorder in the body of the person in medical reference. However in most of the cases general people sometime do also refer it as one of the kind of psychological disorder. The factors that play an important role in developing the anorexia are genetic factors, societal pressures, body image issues or self-esteem. This is a type of disease which in most of the cases supposed to affect the females only rather than the males. The anorexia is also common mostly among the adolescent females.
Sometime the definition of anorexia is also supposed to be a type of an emotional disorder which is usually described by an obsessive craving to lose your weight by prompting from eating the food. Sometime it is simply states that the patient denies to eat anything because he unrealisticallythinks of weight gain.
The distortion of the body image and the self-starvation are some of the other actors which are supposed to be responsible for the disease called anorexia. It is one of the greatest public problems because it is one of the many psychiatric disorder in which the patient morality rate is highest.
What are the effects of anorexia?
As a result of anorexia called the anorexia nervosa many physical changes occurs in the body of the person suffering. Some complications of anorexia might leave the devastating effect on the psychological mood and the body of the person suffering. The physical effects of anorexia (not eating balanced and complete diet) are usually instantaneous because of the fact that the body functions of nutrients and if it does not get them then the impacts on the body and its parts are common. Sometime it can also develop potentially threatening and long term health effects.
This usually does not happen to those who do not care for it for a long time. Hence an early medication is very important in case of anorexia nervosa. A range of the effects on the body of the person suffering from anorexia nervosa occurs in order to cope with all the insufficient calories and the nutrients.
Below are given the physical effects of anorexiaon the body.
• Faintness and dizzy spells
• Muscle weakness
• Abdominal pains
• Dry and yellow colored skin
• Bleating early morning wake
• Disrupted period and the menstrual cycle as well.