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They stop eating altogether or just partly in the hope that it they will become more attractive. Unfortunately it is very bad for you. They tend to find it difficult to stop, their periods stop and they can get very weak and ill.


Anorexics see themselves as over-weight, but, it's actually a way to control their life because no one can make them eat. They may have had a life of too many restrictions and feel suffocated that everyone is telling them what to do. It's generally psychological, but I do believe it's not always a choice and I think science will find out it's a short circuit in the brain. Already they are finding there is something in the brain that can make some people obese.

Anorexics DO NOT eat protein (thus, the brain and other organs suffer from the lack of protein.) They will water down juices (not getting enough vitamin C or other vitamins they need), will eat mostly small bite sized pieces of veggies, fruits, salads and spread it around on their plate to make it look like more. They often love to cook for others, but seldom will eat much themselves. They will try any distraction they can so others won't notice they aren't eating much.

The beginning of the weight lossisn't too bad and the Anorexic feels they are losing the weight they want, but unfortunately, the habit has set in and enough becomes not enough. Soon the body starts to eat away at itself, the heart, lungs and other organs fail (mainly the kidneys and heart and it can lead to heart attacks.) Anorexia without treatment leads to death!

I wouldn't advise it. Period. Nor am I going to help you kill yourself.

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How much weight do anorexics lose?

It depends on the individual. Some anorexics only lose a few pounds, while some may lose 50 pounds. Usually, the average person who is anorexic will lose 20 to 30 pounds before treatment or intervention occurs.

Do anorexic people lose weight quickly?

Varies from person to person.

How fast do anorexic people lose weight?

You can lose up to three pounds every day if you eat nothing at all.

How much time does it take to lose weight when your anorexic?

You lose about 2 pounds every day Well i did and that was with 4 hours exercise

Do you lose weight faster being anorexic or bullimic?


How many pounds do anorexic people lose in a month?

It depends how long they have been anorexic. If a normal person decides not to eat all of a sudden, they may lose 20 lbs in a month. If one has been anorexic for a while, their body is in starvation mode and is conserving as many calories as possible, so they are losing weight at a slower rate. Some anorexics exercise obsessively, which will cause the weight loss to increase slightly to moderately.

Can fat people be anorexic I am 13 5 2' and 170 pounds...?

They can be bulimic but not anorexic. Actually, a person can certainly be mentally anorexic regardless of their weight. I believe that weight or BMI should not be so important when diagnosing anorexia. Anyone can be psychologically anorexic.

How much weight does an anorexic person lose in a week?

if they're already skinny not alot, if they're not about a stone.

What is an anorexic?

An anorexic is a person who suffers from anorexia.

What do you lose first when you are anorexic?


Can you lose your period if you are anorexic?


How much a person weight loss you have to be lose to be anorexia?

you can be anorexic at any weight but to be diagnosed, a person has to be 15% below their recommended body weight.

What is average weight a person can lose for a week?

Healthily, a person lose lose 2 or 3 pounds a week. Under the watch of a nutritionist or trainer, they can healthiy lose 5 to 8 pounds a week.

How much weight do you loose being anorexic and bulimic?

Anorexia and bulimia are very serious eating disorders. People who are anorexic or bulimic can lose as much or as little weight possible. Some people can be 10 pounds underweight, some can be 40 pounds underweight. If you know someone who is anorexic or bulimic tell them that you are worried about them and strongly encourage them to get professional help.

I am 5'6 and weighs 133 pounds and do no activities what do i need to eat to lose weight?

You're anorexic. I have an idea, work on your self esteem, not your weight.

How much weight can you lose being anorexic?

There are some ano tips that can make you lose 3-5 pounds a week--however your only suppossed to do that once a month. I would say going intense ano--with a little work out you can lose 10 pounds easy a month.

How did Nicole Ritchie and Mary-Kate Olsen lose all their weight?

they were anorexic and bulimic. mary-kate's weight dropped to 82 pounds

Is Selena anorexic?

No, shes just a petite person, shes not anorexic

How much can you lose in two weeks?

If a person exercises a lot and diets properly, they can lose up to 10 pounds or so in 2 weeks. The average person, however, would lose up to 5 pounds.

How much weight could an anorexic lose in a week?

it depends on several factors such as the severity of the anorexia. an anorexic could lose as much as 10 kilograms (22lbs) in a week.

How many pounds will you lose if your running 20 minutes a day and eating properly?

it depends. if you are a grown person you will lose at least 1.1 pounds a week. if your young you will lose about 3.3 pounds every week.

You want to lose 20 pounds you weigh 150 pounds and you are 5' 5 how long will it take you if you become anorexic?

Running and lifting is a way better option. Combined with a regular diet, you can lose weight pretty quick. Anorexia just causes depression and death. I know people who've been taken to the hospital for becoming anorexic for just a little bit. Please don't become anorexic, I've seen enough lives ruined by this disease. I'm here for you if you need me.

Are The Veronicas anorexia?

the veronicas are not anorexic. they are just naturally thin although they did lose some weight in 2008. they are not anorexic though.

How much weight would an anorexic person that weighs 210 pounds lose in the starting month of her anorexia?

Well it really depends on how they diet. If they go on a fast, they may lose 5 or 6 lbs a week, so just times that by four. It varies with people, you know? Some peoples bodies will lose weight faster than others.

If you are 5' 6 and weigh 143 pounds how can you lose 20 pounds?

If a person is 5'6 and weighs 143 pounds, they can lose weight by eating right. People can also exercise regularly, which will also help people lose 20 pounds.