Currently, the exact cause of anorexia is not known and there are no known ways to prevent anorexia nervosa. The risk of developing anorexia can be decreased by addressing the risk factors.
Some factors that increase the risk for anorexia nervosa include:
Recognising the early signs and symptoms of the disorder and seeking treatment right away improve response to treatment and help prevent complications of anorexia.
Some ways to prevent Anorexia Nervosa
According to experts, the best way to prevent anorexia is to develop healthy eating habits and a strong body image from an early age. If you have children and teens
Some ways to prevent relapse in a person, who has been treated for anorexia, are:
If you (or someone you care about) think you have anorexia, consult a health professional. Early diagnosis and treatment improves the chances of recovery and prognosis.
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