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Can anorexia cause problems with the salivary glands and teeth (PAY ATTENTION)?

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Can anorexia cause problems with the salivary glands and teeth (PAY ATTENTION)?

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In anorexia, semi-starvation deprives the body of the nutrients it needs. Osteoporosis can develop, weakening the bones in the jaw that support teeth, leading to tooth loss. When you get bone loss, you have enamel loss and so the teeth get loose and they start to get gaps in between them. There’s a whole lot of enamel erosion as well as gum erosion, and so the teeth get really fragile and weak. This cause abscesses and ulcers which will make your face swell. You might think that because you’re not bulimic you don’t have to worry about excess acid in your mouth but with the digestive system what starts to happen is that because the body is so traumatized by the irregularity with which it gets food or amount of food, the digestive system doesn’t know when and how much hydrochloric acid to produce in order to digest food. It’s constantly producing acid, so a lot of the time the you will have heartburn weather you notice it or not. Even eating the smallest amount of food will cause your st

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