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Home Remedies for Anorexia Nervosa


Written by Vanessa Jones, B.A  | Article Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team

What is Anorexia?

Anorexia (Anorexia Nervosa) is a serious medical condition that leads to problems with eating. People having anorexia, worry a lot about how their body looks and how much they weigh. They avoid eating, taking laxatives or spend many hours exercising. Anorexia patients can die from starving themselves.

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Common Causes of Anorexia

  • Frightened about getting fat
  • Thinking that they are fat
  • Always thinking about their weight
  • Becoming obsessed with losing weight
  • Fear of putting on weight
  • Emotional problems
  • Dieting
  • Wanting to look like models
  • Genes and family history
  • An imbalance of chemicals in the brain

Home Remedy for Anorexia

Tip 1:

This results in loss of appetite due to excessive fasting where the activity of the stomach slows down and secretion of gastric juices are reduced.

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Tip 2:

Eat 2-3 fresh Oranges a day.

Tip 3:

Eat at least 1 Apple a day.

Tip 4:

Boil 2-3 cloves of garlic in 1 cup of water. Strain. Add the juice of a lime to this and drink 2 times a day, for a week.

Tip 5:

Make a paste of fresh Ginger. Add a pinch of salt and a drop of lime juice to a teaspoon of the paste. Eat this 2 times a day for 1 week.


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