Eating Disorders

Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

Anorexia

Anorexia is when a person starves themselves to lose weight

Effects- organ damage, digestive system damage, hormonal damage


Bulimia

Bulimia is when a person uses unhealthy ways to prevent weight gain such as laxative abuse or binge eating and forcing themselves to vomit.


Effects- acid erosion of teeth and esophagus, broken blood vessels in the eyes, loss of menstrual period.

Binge Eating

Binge Eating is when a person eats uncontrollably

Effects- Obesity or being overweight, anxiety, depression, low self esteem