Anorexia: Causes & Symptoms

Anorexia is an eating disorder. It is a lack of will to eat food or dislike for food. Anorexia can affect any person at any age. It is normally common among young women. It may lead to  disturbed digestion and  general weakness. Due to failure of the  activity of the stomach and secretion of gastric juices  this condition arises.

Symptoms of Anorexia

  • Refusal to eat food
  • Insomnia
  • Reducing weight
  • Losing the immunity and overall weakness
  • depression

Anorexia is a serious disorder , as it has harmful  effects on the body  and severe psychological  repercussions.  If necessary medical help should be sought for the patient without delay.

Causes of of Anorexia

Usually persons affected by this condition eat a wrong or faulty diet and very few  physical activity is done by them. This condition is also caused by emotional stress or worry ,  difficult  work conditions and nervous problems. The will to look slim or family problems also are some of the causes for this condition.