Eating Disorders

Genesis Arocho & Aspen Creten

Anorexia

  • Is often a quiet eating disorder, sometimes going unnoticed at least until the sufferer extreme nutritional deprivation becomes clearly apparent.
  • Symptoms include radical weight loss and a thin appearance, fatigue, dizziness, and fainting.
  • Long term consequences for the reproductive cardiovascular gastrointestinal and skeletal system

Bulimia

  • Unlike Anorexics, Bulimia sufferers may not appear to be dramatically under weight, although they may be malnourished.
  • As this illness develops in secret and is managed in silenced loved ones will need to be vigilant to detect its presence.
  • Symptoms are expressions of discussed of ones body, worn tooth enamel/ tooth decay, soar throat, electrolyte imbalance which can cause a heart attack

Binge Eating

  • Over eating which means when people consume huge amounts of food and feel out of control and cant stop.
  • Symptoms of Binge Eating occur in early adulthood, a Binge Eating disorder lasts around 2 hours.
  • Some Symptoms are feeling extremely distress or upset.
  • They gorge themselves as fast as they can while barely registering what they have eaten.

Sources

  • mybingeeatingdisorder.com
  • health.alOt.com/bulimianervosa
  • therecoveryvillage.com/anorexia
  • Google images