Women's Diet: The Physical Red Flags of Eating Disorders
From hair loss to infertility, the internal damage inflicted on the body by eating disorders leaves its marks on the outside too
Like hair, nails need keratin to stay strong and healthy, so those of an anorexic or bulimic will be dry and brittle and the fingers and nail beds may appear slightly blue (due to poor circulation). In addition, the hands of those who engage in self-induced vomiting often have telltale calluses or bruises on them (from rubbing against the person's teeth).
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