Hypotension or low blood pressure

Hypotension: Decreased blood pressure (a systolic blood pressure of less then 90 millimeters of mercury for adults) may result from malnutrition and dehydration in anorexia nervosa. Low blood pressure generally has no clinical symptoms but in conjunction with decreased tissue perfusion (e.g. poor circulation causing cold hands and feet, or slow healing of cuts), it can cause elevated heart rate, sweating, lightheadedness; and systemic shock, a potentially lethal complication.

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