View this article on Wiley Online Library. Footnotes Competing interests: None. Electrolytes on admission are shown in Box 1. Medullary calcification is typical in most of these conditions, but neither of our patients had computed tomography to demonstrate medullary calcification. One year after her renal biopsy, nasogastric feeding increased her weight from 30 kg to 38 kg after 5 weeks. Some individuals experience ulcers or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Although initially uncooperative to the treatment, she gradually became cooperative in her treatment process.
Eating disorders are complex mental health disorders that occur in many different forms, including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and eating disorders not otherwise specified. Complications from the disorders, as well as co-existing mental health disorders, are wide ranging and sometimes fatal. Appropriate and prompt eating disorder treatments lead patients toward recovery, reducing the risk of medical complications and death. Individuals with anorexia nervosa severely restrict their food intake or engage in extreme exercise regimens in an effort to prevent weight gain or cause weight loss. Aside from drastic weight loss, eating too little causes major nutritional deficits, denying the body many macronutrients and micronutrients it needs to function properly. Due to severe calorie restrictions, the body does not receive adequate energy through food, and its processes slow down in order to conserve energy.
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Due to changes in the endocrine system, women with anorexia often stop menstruating, and the body has a difficult time regulating its temperature. Her serum calcium levels were high on two occasions, but normal on others. One glomerulus showed basement membrane reduplication, but immunoperoxidase staining was negative. Jpn J Med ; Gastrointestinal complications from anorexia nervosa Individuals who have anorexia nervosa are known to use laxatives to rid their body of any food. Malnutrition leads to electrolyte imbalances and loss of fluid in the body resulting in vital organ failure affecting the heart, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract and the brain. Walder A, Baumann P. Calcification was seen in glomerular basement membranes b, arrow, within tubule lumens c and in tubular basement membranes d, arrow. Am J Psychiatry ;