Eating Disorders

Learn the facts and prevention methods

What's an eating disorder?

An eating disorder is a mental disorder that is caused by psychological pressures, possible genetic factors, and an obsession with body image and thinness.

Consequences of eating disorders

Loss of bone density, low blood pressure, reduction in organ size, dehydration, kidney damage, destruction of tooth enamel, tooth decay, unhealthful weight gain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol

Types of Eating Disorders

Love yourself!

How to know if you have an eating disorder:

Are you worried that you or a loved one has an eating disorder? Well here are the symptoms:

-wearing baggy clothes in order to hide body shape

-obsession with calories

-dramatic weight loss in a short period of time

-reading books/magazines about weight loss

-mood swings, depression, fatigue

-dizziness or headaches

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