Eating disorders

causes, symptoms,etc

Anorexia

causes:

1.low self-esteem- not having a good image of one self

2. obsession with food and weight-wanting to be thinner

3. mental issues- looking at them-self different than what they really are.


-description: is a short eating disorders that can lead to fatal consequences


-symptoms: Extreme weight loss, Abnormal blood counts,Fatigue


-long term effects: relationship problems, medical problems, etc.

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Bulimia

causes:

1.Stressful transitions or life changes

2. History of abuse or trauma

3. Poor self-esteem




description: psychological and severe life-threatening eating disorder described by the ingestion of an abnormally large amount of food in short time period.


symptoms:

  • Constant weight fluctuations,
  • Broken blood vessels within the eyes

long term effects: bulimia robs the body of nutrients and leaves individuals with health problems that last throughout their life