Eating Disorder

By: Codey Chaffin

Anorexia

Which a person is obsessed with weight, body shape and food intake to the point of self-imposed starvation. Extreme weight loss, thin appearance, abnormal blood counts, elevated liver enzymes, fatigue, dizziness and or fainting. Address both psychological and physical problems. The treatment should include a mental health professional help. Increasing social activity, Reducing the amount of physical activity, Using schedules for eating.

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Nervosa

Refusal to maintain a healthy body weight, An intense fear of gaining weight, a distorted body image. Severe calorie restriction has dire physical effects. Self-starvation begins to lose body fat, medical complications pile up and your body and mind pay the price. Depression, Lack of energy, Slowed thinking. Admit you have a problem, Talk to someone, Stay away from people, places, and activities that trigger you obsession with being thin, Seek professional help. Getting back to a healthy weight, Starting to eat more food, Changing how you think about yourself and food.


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Binge Eating

Binge eating disorder (BED) which consists of episodes of uncontrollable eating. A person rapidly consumes an excessive amount of food at once. BED disorder leads to a variety of physical, emotional, and social problems. People that have (BED) have more health issues, and stress. Manage stress, Eat 3 meals a day plus healthy snacks, Avoid temptations, Stop dieting, Exercise, Fight Boredom, Get enough sleep, Listen to your body, Keep a food diary, Get support. Treatment should address more than just your symptoms and destructive eating habits. Get to the root of the problem.


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Bulimia

Insatiable overeating as a medical condition, Which a large quantity of food is consumed in a short period of time, often followed by feelings of guilt or shame.

Life will be with constant battle between the desire to lose weight or stay thin, Vomiting, laxatives, and Low potassium levels trigger wide ranges of symptoms

You can change if you develop a healthier attitude toward and your body.

You can Admit you have a problem, Talk to someone, Stay away from, people, places, and activities that trigger the temptation to binge or purge, Seek professional help.

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