Eating Disorders

Zachory Walls & Steven Swift

Causes Of Eating Disorders

*Genetics- Certain people may have genes that increase their risk of developing eating disorders.

*Psychological and Emotional health- people with eating disorders may have psychological and emotional problems that contribute to the disorder.

*Society- Success and worth are often equated with being thin in popular culture.


A lack or loss of appetite for food(as a medical condition).An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat.


1) weight loss

2) Compulsive fitness training

3) Distorted body image

4) dental Issues

5)Calorie counting

6)Cardiac Illness

7)Being afraid


9) hair damage

10) Dry skin

Long term effects-

Tooth decay

dry skin


heart disease


An emotional disorder involving distortion of body image and an obsessive desire to lose weight, in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self-induced vomiting, purging, or fasting.


self esteem problems

self included vomiting

long term effects-

Heart and circulation problems

Kidney problems

Stomach problems

problems with your ovaries

Binge Eating

Eating just because you want to eat.


Being upset during a meal

excessive eating


Long term effects-



kidney disease

Sources of help

*see a doctor

*go to a support group

*Tell a friend