Anorexia

Alexis Ortiz

Who

Ashley Hamilton is from the movie Iron Movie 3.

Where?

How it affects the body?

  • It's the highest death rating of any illness
  • 5-20% of people with anorexia die
  • loses heart muscle
  • have low white blood cells
  • hair loss
  • kidney problems
  • loss of muscle tone

When?

Affects the body at what time?

Right at the time when young people are supposed be putting down bone mass, and puberty.

Why?

What causes it?

  • Don't consume enough foods which leads to starvation
  • Researchers found that genes may point out someone have a eating disorder

How?

TREATMENT OPTIONS

  • Medical treatment may be required to restore normal weight
  • therapy can help, with behavior changes

Fact?

Important to remember

  • to make sure that you know the symptoms!