Overview

Almost everyone worries about gaining too much weight. But in some people the worry becomes obsessive, causing a condition called anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that can result in severe weight loss. The obsessive worry f[read article]

Tests for Anorexia Nervosa

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Medical Procedures for Anorexia Nervosa

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Psychosocial Therapy
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Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) includes a wide variety of treatments based on the nutritional status of the patient. The intensity of the therapy varies greatly, r...  More
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Family Psychotherapy
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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
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Nasogastric Feeding
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Group Psychotherapy
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Prescribed Medications for Anorexia Nervosa

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MEGESTROL (me JES trol) belongs to a class of drugs known as progestins. Megestrol tablets are used to treat advanced breast or endometrial cancer.  More
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Self Care for Anorexia Nervosa

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Support Groups
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Herbs and Supplements for Anorexia Nervosa What's this?

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Riboflavin is a water-soluble vitamin, which is involved in vital metabolic processes in the body and is necessary for normal cell function, growth, and energy prod...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Anorexia Nervosa What's this?

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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Various forms of meditation have been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, with many techniques originating in Eastern religious practices. In mod...  More
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Water has been used medicinally for thousands of years, with traditions rooted in ancient China, Japan, India, Rome, Greece, the Americas, and the Middle East. Ther...  More
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