Starvation

Self-care

If directed by a doctor, frequent, nutrient-dense meals may help.

When to make a doctor's appointment

See a doctor if:

  • Fatigue, dizziness, or fainting
  • Lack of menstrual periods
  • Stunted growth in children
  • Hair thins, breaks, or falls out
  • Dry, yellowish skin
  • Extreme weight loss

Last Updated May 24, 2018


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