Signs to look for in Anorexia
If 3 or more of these signs are present there may be cause for concern and it would be advisable to share your concerns with your GP or call our advice line.
Physical Signs to look for in Anorexia
Noticeable Weight LossFatigueConstantly feeling coldGrowth of fine body hair (lanugo)Poor hair conditionPoor skin conditionUnable to participate in physical activitiesSkipping mealsAvoiding eating with othersUnwillingness to attend schoolAbsence of periods
Emotional signs to look for in Anorexia
Change in CharacterLow MoodLow Self EsteemOverall SadnessTearfulnessUncharacteristic outburstsInability to concentrateIsolation/Anti social behaviourPre-occupation with food & food issuesAnxiety around food