Health Risks


We all know this, Eating Disorders are HUGE health risks, there is a Very Real possibility of dying from one. Regardless of being Ana, Mia, or Both. That's why I thought this topic deserved its own page.

Ana
               Fatigue and lack of energy
               Amenorrhea(loss of menstruation)
               Skin problems
               Dizziness and headaches
               Dehydration
               Shortness of breath
               Irregular heartbeats
               Cold hands and feet
               Bloating
               Constipation
               Hair loss
               Stomach pains
               Decreased metabolic rate
               Edema (water retention)
               Lanugo(fine downy hair)
               Loss of bone mass
               Kidney and liver damage
               Electrolyte imbalances
               Osteoporosis
               Insomnia
               Anemias
               Infertility
               Depression
               Cathartic colon(caused from laxative abuse)
               Low potassium (most common cause of nocturnal cardiac arrest)
               Cardiac arrest and death

Mia
               Fatigue and lack of energy
               Amenorrhea(loss of menstruation) and irregular menstruation
               Dizziness
               Headaches
               Dehydration
               Constipation and diarrhea
               Shortness of breath
               Irregular heartbeats
               Depression
               Tears of esophagus
               Hair loss
               Stomach pain and bloating
               Erosion of teeth enamel
               Chronic sore throat
               Kidney and liver damage
               Parotid gland enlargement
               Electrolyte imbalances
               Cathartic colon (caused from laxative abuse)
               Edema (swelling of hands and feet)
               Low blood pressure
               Chest pains
               Development of peptic ulcers and pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
               Gastric dilation and rupture
               Abrasions on back of hands and knuckles
               Anemia
               Cardiac arrest and death