Overtraining and Eating Disorders

Anorexia, Bulimia, and Overtraining

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Facts

  • Common symptoms of eating disorders include muscle loss and weakness, abnormally slow heart rate and blood pressure, dry skin and hair, and overall weakness.
  • Anorexia is the most common cause of death among young women ages 15 and 24.
  • Bulimia may result in an electrolyte imbalance, chronic constipation, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, swelling, and acid reflex.
  • Chronic fatigue & declining performance are 2 symptoms of overtraining.
Anorexia/Bulimia Nervosa documentary