Anorexia nervosa is a mental health condition that can lead to severe

Anorexia nervosa is a mental health condition that

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populations worldwide. Anorexia nervosa is a mental health condition that can lead to severe malnutrition. Alcohol abuse, eating disorders, digestive disorders such Crohn’s disease, Celiac disease and Ulcerative colitis. S/S Some signs and symptoms of malnutrition are a lack of appetite or interest in food or drink, tiredness and irritability an inability to concentrate always feeling cold depression loss of fat, muscle mass, and body tissues higher risk of getting sick and taking longer to heal longer healing time for wounds a higher risk of complications after surgery. In children, there may be a lack of growth and low weight tiredness and a lack of energy irritability and anxiety slow behavioral and intellectual development, possibly resulting in learning difficulties. Complications Malnutrition can lead to short- and long-term health problems, slow recovery from wounds and illness, higher risk of infection, and difficulty focusing at work or school. If the lack of nutrients is Vitamin C related you can get scurvy, though this is very rare in the United States. If the case is severe there can be increased risk for organ failure, heart disease and breathing abnormalities. If malnourished it can affect a person’s mental health condition, create health problems with eating habits, and even social skills can decline as a complication of Malnutrition.
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