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
- Reducing weight
- Losing the immunity and overall weakness
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.