Orthorexia nervosa

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What is orthorexia nervosa?

Orthorexia nervosa is a syndrome in which the primary features include fear of becoming overweight, body image disturbance, and obsession with eating healthy foods.

Common symptoms reported by people with orthorexia nervosa

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with orthorexia nervosa

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Compare treatments taken by people with orthorexia nervosa

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Who has orthorexia nervosa on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from orthorexia nervosa patients who have completed their condition history
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