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Societal pressure: Society’s expectations of the aesthetic looks of females can lead them into the obsession of losing weight, which can lead to eating disorders.Log on http://www.polaristeen.com/

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Teen Eating Disorders Los Angeles can take an overwhelming toll on the youth - especially young girls. Parents need to understand the causes of this disorder in order to help their children and teach them about healthy eating habits.

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Causes

  • The exact cause of Teen Eating Disorders Los Angeles such as binge-eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, and anorexia nervosa – is unknown. Nevertheless, there are numerous factors that can expose teens to the risks of developing such disorders.

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For instance:

  • Societal pressure: Society’s expectations of the aesthetic looks of females can lead them into the obsession of losing weight, which can lead to eating disorders.
  • Low self-esteem: Lower confidence or self-esteem can lead to weight loss or bad eating habits to attain a sense of control.
  • Sports or activities: Activities such as ballet, running and wrestling require a certain level of body mass and therefore could lead to teen eating disorders - Los Angeles.
  • Genes: Biological factors or genes can play a major role in such disorders as a patient becomes more likely to develop them with inherited traits such as rigidity, anxiety, and perfectionism.

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Initial Symptoms

  • The initial symptoms of teen eating disorders – Los Angeles includes:
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Constipation

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Later Consequences

  • Teen eating disorders can eventually lead to life threatening and serious health issues such as:
  • Heart problems
  • Thinning hair
  • Tooth decay
  • Delayed growth and development
  • Seizures
  • Anemia
  • Bone loss
  • Digestive problems
  • Muscle wastage
  • Depression, which can lead to suicidal tendencies

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818-616-8650

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