Anorexia Nervosa Topic Guide
Anorexia Nervosa: Anorexia nervosa is a mental illness. You have a preoccupation with food and body image to the extreme. Symptoms and signs of anorexia nervosa include being very underweight, under eating, and laxative and diuretic, and appetite-suppressant use. A coordinated team of specialists is needed to handle all the medical and psychological components of this illness.
Amenorrhea Amenorrhea, the absence of menstrual bleeding, can be either primary or secondary. Causes of amenorrhea include problems with the hypothalamic, pituitary, ovarian glands and organs, or functional causes (bulimia, anorexia, depression, etc.) Treatment for amenorrhea is generally directed toward the condition that is causing amenorrhea.
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