By: Alex Toth
An eating disorder is something that either makes you want to eat a lot or make you want to eat almost nothing at all. One of the side affects are muscle loss and weakness.
Some of the side affects are weight loss and other things like dry hair and skin. Another one is severe dehydration.
twenty million woman and ten million men suffer from this every year. Girls start to worry about their weight when they are only six to twelve years old.
The rate of development for eating disorders has been increasing since 1950. This has been a world wide problem for a very long time now.
It is said that 42 percent of first through third grade girls want to be thinner. Nearly one half of teenage girls and one third of teenage boys use an unhealthy way to lose weight such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, and many more.