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Famous Anorexia Deaths

Updated August 6, 2020 71.3k views6 items

Here is a list of famous women who died of anorexia. As shocking as it is, these women starved themselves to death. Anorexia is a serious disease affecting millions of people across the globe. Complications from anorexia include fatigue, fever, anemia, abnormal heart rhythm and kidney problems, just to name a few. If you or someone you know is suffering from Anorexia, get help http://www.anad.org/   

Who are famous people who died from anorexia? Unfortunately, there are quite a few cases, so this isn't something that should be taken lightly.
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  • 4 February 1983, vocalist
    Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer who was part of the duo the Carpenters alongside her brother Richard. She was praised for her contralto vocals, and her drumming abilities were viewed positively by other musicians and critics. Her struggles with eating disorders would later raise awareness of anorexia and body dysmorphia. Carpenter was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and moved to Downey, California, in 1963 with her family. She began to study the drums in high school and joined the Long Beach State choir after graduating. After several years of touring and recording, the Carpenters were signed to A&M Records in 1969, achieving... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ana Carolina Reston
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    14 November 2006, model (21)
    Ana Carolina Reston Macan (June 4, 1985 – November 14, 2006) was a Brazilian model.... more on Wikipedia
  • Christy Henrich

    Christy Henrich
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    26 July 1994 (22), artistic gymnast
    Christina "Christy" Renée Henrich (July 18, 1972 – July 26, 1994) was an American artistic gymnast. Her death from anorexia nervosa at age 22 led to major reforms in the way women's gymnastics is covered on television and in the news media. She was coached by Al Fong.... more on Wikipedia
  • Eliana Ramos
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    13 February 2007, model (18)
    Eliana "Elle" Ramos (December 23, 1988 – February 13, 2007) was a Uruguayan fashion model.... more on Wikipedia