Anorexia Nervosa

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Types Of Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia is classified into two, based on the methods adopted by the patients to loose weight.

Anorexia has been classified as two types -

Restricting type:

This type of Anorexia is characterised by the patient adopting unhealthy habits, like fasting, to avoid weight gain.

Binge eating or Purging type:

This type is characterised by the use of self-induced vomiting, or misuse of laxatives or diuretics to help prevent weight gain.

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Why teens are more prone to this condition?
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