All the physical anorexia nervosa signs and symptoms are all related and have very close relation with the common starvation that anyone can have. But in addition to this eating disorder have also being realized to bring some issue of behavior and emotions, that is impractical insight of the sufferers body weight which also is accompanied by a feeling that one is becoming fatter that before.
The signs and symptoms of the anorexia nervosa are open enough to an extent that you cannot hide them, any one close to you can spot the symptoms easily even yourself as the disorder progress
Simply if you are living with anorexia that is a clear indication that you are hiding your own lifestyle, and as a result it make your close related member to ascertain or even spot the warning signs of the invading disorder. If you may be confronted to explain, you will obviously explain you have some disorder in your eating habits.
As time moves you will become preoccupied by the way you look, and so selective of what you can eat and what you can’t. Below are the common symptoms that accompany anorexia nervosa eating disorder:
- Hypotension or low blood pressure
- Danger of heart failure
- Damaged heart muscles
- Weak muscle and fatigue
- Hormonal imbalance
- Slow heartbeat
- Irregular heartbeat
- Low levels of magnesium, sodium and potassium
- Liver and kidney disorder
- Loss of bones mass(Osteoporosis)
- Gastro intestinal problems, like constipation, ulcers etc.
The main symptoms of anorexia is purposely losing body weight, though there are other physical and psychological signs of anorexia nervosa disorder. Like the ones below:
Self esteem, feeling and the body shape
The anorexia sufferer believe their worth as a person hinge on their weigh and how they physical look. According to them they think they are liked by others and also at a personal level they feel contented if they are thin.
To hide how they literally look like they put on same baggy clothes, they also tend to be checking the body weight more regularly, measure waist, observe themselves in the mirror.
In addition to this sufferers also tends to isolate themselves from their close relatives and their performance at various points of life.
Purposely loss of weight
They all want to be losing less weight and they also work by all means to gain weight hence they cannot eat normally. Hence they do the following to avoid gaining weight:
- Do extreme exercise
- Lie that they have eaten
- Cheat of their body weight
- Missing meals
- Take appetite suppressants like diet
To ensure they reduce the amount of fluid in the body by taking laxatives or diuretics medication. Which have little effects on the calories absorption.