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Anorexia

Anorexia is characterized by refusal to maintain a healthy body weight, an obsessive fear of gaining weight, and an unrealistic perception of current body weight. The struggle with Anorexia can also include excessive exercising, flat mood or lack of emotion, preoccupation with food, social withdrawal, and thin appearance.

 

Anorexia can cause menstruation to stop, increases constipation and abdominal pain and often leads to bone loss, and the loss of skin integrity. It greatly stresses the heart, creating irregular rhythms, low blood pressure and increasing the risk of heart attacks and related heart problems. The risk of death is greatly increased in individuals with this condition.


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Exist Counselling & Training Centre is looking to hire an office manager. A bachelor’s degree and fluent English & Arabic are required. For more information on the nature of the services provided by Exist please visit www.exist-counselling.com . Skills required include: professional phone answering, scheduling appointments for our psychologists, paperwork (Word) and filing, updating database ...

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