Teen Eating Disorders.

Sydney Geada

What is a eating disorder?

There are many types of eating disorders that you can develop.

Eating disorders are serious emotional and physical problems that can have serious life threatening consequences for both males and females.

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What are the different types of eating disorders?

Eating disorders -- such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder – include extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors surrounding weight and food issues.


Anorexia~

Symptoms-

  • Binge eating
  • low intake on food.
  • Intense fear of weigh gain
  • Self esteem only focused on body image

Warning signs~

  • Dramatic weight loss
  • Denial of hunger
  • Anxiety of being fat

Bulimia~

Symptoms~

  • Frequent intake on a large amount of food
  • Self esteem focused on body image

Warning Signs~

  • Withdrawal
  • Straining of the teeth
  • Swollen cheeks

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Link to a site for help~

http://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/recovery/self-help-tools-skills-tips


Click on to this website if you have a eating disorder and you need help.

Binge Eating Disorder~

Binge eating disorderis an eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food (often very quickly and to the point of discomfort); a feeling of a loss of control during the binge; experiencing shame, distress or guilt afterwards
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