And how it affects teens in our society today!
* Almost 50% of people with eating disorders meet the criteria for depression.
* Only 1in 10 men and women with eating disorders get treatment.
* Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder) in the U.S !
* Is a serious and sometimes life threatening illness that associates with self starvation and excessive weight loss.
* Is a serious and sometimes life threatening illness that causes the person to binge eat and to vomit to compensate the binge eating.
Binge eating disorder
* Is an illness that causes constant eating over and over while your brain cannot keep up, and can't send messages quick enough to stop the eating