> > Athletes expending huge amounts of calories, bulimics surviving on
> > very few calories, and women who are starving have also lost menses.
> You probably meant "anorexics surviving on very few calories"...
Actually, bulimics, too, can be emaciated and surviving on very few
calories. It depends on their behavior, and the term "bulimia" covers a
wide range of "binge-purge" types of behaviors. Sadly, like anorexics,
many bulimics die of malnutrition or starve to death.
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