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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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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.

Anorexia Nervosa

Binge Eating

Bulimia Nervosa


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



- Absence of menstruation


- Erectile dysfunction

psychiatric physical illnesses of anorexia
Psychiatric/Physical illnesses of Anorexia



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


Abusing laxatives



non purging bulimics
Non-purging bulimics

Exercising obsessively


Extreme dieting

dangers of bulimia
Dangers of Bulimia

Tooth decay



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


Social pressure

dangers of binge eating
Dangers of Binge eating


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