The Effects of Anorexia Nervosa, is done by the interference of starvation that disrupts the biochemistry makeup of the body’s systems.
The Effects of Anorexia Nervosa:
Hair loss, dull looking hair Constipation
Emaciation Corroded teeth
Excessive fatigue Slow pulse
Sleep disturbance Brittle fingernails
Hormone imbalance Low blood pressure upon standing
Amenorrhea (lack of monthly cycles) May have difficulty sleeping
Behavior of the Anorexia Nervosa Individual
The characteristic behavior of Anorexia Nervosa is secretive and defensive. The individual is preoccupied with food and weight gain, that dominates their thought process. They often feels hungry but denies they are. They will normally wear larger clothes to conceal their body shape and weight loss.
The person suffering from Anorexia Nervosa, may resort to drugs and alcohol, to alleviate the feeling of hunger and depression. Having a relationship with someone is very difficult for this individual to do, because of the psychological state of their mind. Therefore, they are often in an isolated position, due to one or more failed relationships.