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At about what age do girls become anorexic?

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Girls Becoming AnorexicI was diagnosed by a specialist with anorexia, 26 yrs. old, so really any age after puberty, i notice in todays generation that a lot of young girls are 'want to be 's, i have no clue why someone would want to be anorexic, you lose your hair, mestration, and its a really lonely life! But to be honest, to have anorexia, you have to have the physcological disease, no one can make themselves anorexic, i cant explain that enough, i think a lot of young girls just want attention & don't realize that just starving/counting calories and overexercise is not what anorexia is all about! Its a physcological disease that takes years to build up & eventually come out,its not a choice or 'life style', its a sickness like cancer or aids only people don't realize this.If you really have anorexia you will often lose control of it & feel you are 'in control', you also are in denial. That's why i have no clue why they call them 'pro ana' sites, real anorexics never admit they are while they are doing this stuff.Also real anorexics don't share with others normally, they do research on their own and don't discus it,unless they are trying to recover!

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  • People become anorexic at any age, but usually people become anorexic at the age of 13 or over. But anorexia will make your hair thin and fall out and your skin can go pale and you will eventually die if you're not carefull because your body eats it's self up (not just fat) and your body will collapse and fail.
  • A girl can become anorexic at any age. Usually around the time puberty hits is when it starts. If you are worried about yourself or someone else get help immediately! Being anorexic can make you more attractive in the beginning, but then you become too thin, and sick. Many medical problems can occur and if you or the person you know doesn't help they could die. If you want to lose weight, eat right and work out. It comes off slower, but its healthy and you will look great.
  • I became anorexic at the age of 15. It was a few months before my actual GCSE exams. I guess stress plays an important factor in our eating habits. Girls can become anorexic at any age, even boys. I know someone who became anorexic at the age of 30 so it is not just teenagers.
  • You can definitelly get it at any time. Anorexia is about taking out your emotions on your body, which women do all the time. My boyfriend dumped me, I'm fat, etc. But I don't think you so much "catch it" as you are born with certain attitudes that cause you to become anorexic. I think most anorexics would make great interior designers or Astrophysics experts--they are so obsessed with ridiculously minute details. When I was anorexic, everything had to be perfect. Nothing was anyone else's fault, it was always mine. So I think Anorexia is more an attitude that just shows itself in your eating habits.
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