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[ ˌʌndəfˈɛd], [ ˌʌndəfˈɛd], [ ˌʌ_n_d_ə_f_ˈɛ_d]

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Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by obsessive thoughts about food and inability to maintain a healthy weight. A person with an anorexia nervosa often obsessively monitors their weight and tends to avoid eating anything that their body deems as "too heavy." Frequently, people with anorexia nervosa cut down on their caloric intake to such an extent that they become underfed, leading to Significant health problems.

Health professionals typically classify anorexia nervosa as a type 2 disorder, meaning that it's caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

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