Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is a serious, life-threatening eating disorder. People with anorexia nervosa fear weight gain and may obsessively diet and exercise, even to the point of starvation.

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The ‘Quarantine 15’ Is Something People Joke About, but as a Woman With an Eating Disorder, I’m Panicking

Kayla Kibbe, 23, has struggled with disordered eating for a decade, and her fear of gaining weight kicked in hard amid the coronavirus lockdown. Here, she shares how she's coping.
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I Had an Eating Disorder for 21 Years—but Doctors Wouldn't Diagnose Me With Anorexia Because of My Weight

Because she didn't look like someone with an eating disorder, Shira Rosenbluth, 31, was caught in a cycle of binging, purging, and restricting her food intake for two decades—until she was correctly diagnosed and started treatment to help her heal.
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What It's Really Like Being Pregnant After an Eating Disorder

Pregnancy helped me finally embrace my body and fully recover from anorexia.