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The Perils of Eating Disorders. Eating disorders are conditions defined by abnormal eating habits that may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individual's physical and mental health . Examples. Anorexia Nervosa Binge Eating Bulimia Nervosa. Causes.

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The perils of eating disorders

The Perils of Eating Disorders


The perils of eating disorders

Eating disorders are conditions defined by abnormal eating habits that may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individual's physical and mental health.


Examples

Examples

Anorexia Nervosa

Binge Eating

Bulimia Nervosa


Causes

Causes

There are many causes of eating disorders, including biological, psychological and/or environmental abnormalities. Many people with eating disorders suffer also from body dysmorphic disorder, altering the way a person sees themselves. There are also many other possibilities such as environmental, social and interpersonal issues that could promote and sustain these illnesses.


Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

People who intentionally starve themselves.

Usually begins at a young age around the time of puberty

Intense fear of becoming fat


Signs of anorexia

Signs of Anorexia

Making your self throw up

Taking pills to have a bowel movement

Taking diet pills

Not eating or eating very little

Weighing food and counting calories

Moving food around the plate instead of eating it


Dangers of anorexia

Dangers of Anorexia

Starvation

Amenorrhea

- Absence of menstruation

Impotence

- Erectile dysfunction


Psychiatric physical illnesses of anorexia

Psychiatric/Physical illnesses of Anorexia

Depression

Anxiety

Obsessive behavior

Substance Abuse

Issues with heart and brain

Problems with physical developement


Bulimia nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

An eating disorder where people consume large amounts of food and then rid their bodies of the excess calories using unhealthy methods. There are two sorts of bulimia: purging bulimia and non-purging bulimia.


Bulimia nervosa cont

Bulimia Nervosa Cont.

Typically begins during adolescence.

Most often in women

Likely to be found in people who

-Participate in activities that stress body image

-Have obese families

-suffer from perfectionism

-recovering from trauma


Purging bulimics

Purging bulimics

Vomiting

Abusing laxatives

Diuretics

Enemas


Non purging bulimics

Non-purging bulimics

Exercising obsessively

Fasting

Extreme dieting


Dangers of bulimia

Dangers of Bulimia

Tooth decay

Osteoporosis

Dehydration

Esophagus inflammation

Fainting or loss of consciousness

Low body temperature

Long-term bowel problems

Increased suicide risk


Binge eating

Binge Eating

Disorder in which the person has episodes of uncontrolled eating or bingeing.

About 2% of the population has the disorder

More common in women


Causes of binge eating

Causes of Binge Eating

Depression

Social pressure


Dangers of binge eating

Dangers of Binge eating

Obesity

Type two diabetes

Gallbladder disease

High cholesterol

High blood pressure

Heart disease


Emotional symptoms of binge eating

Emotional Symptoms of Binge Eating

Feeling stress that is only relieved be eating

Embarrassment over how much you're eating

Feeling numb while binging, or you're in the zone while you eat

Never feeling satisfied no matter how much you eat

Feeling guilty, disgusted, or depressed after bingeing


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