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Eating Disorders

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Abigail G.

on 19 January 2014

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Eating Disorders

List of Eating Disorders:
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Binge Eating
By: Abigail and Melanie

Bulimia Nervosa
Cycle of eating a lot of food followed by eliminating it by vomiting.
Signs and Symptoms
Consuming copious amounts of food; usually with the need of privacy
Inconsistent meals

Getting rid of food consumed from binge-eating
Use of diet pills, laxatives, diuretics, enemas and vigorous exercising

Physical Signs and Symptoms:
Calluses on knuckles
Swollen cheeks
Damaged teeth
Irregular weight
Anorexia Nervosa
Binge Eating
Treatment for Anorexia
Treatment for Bulimia
1. Ending the binge-purge routine
The first step to recovery is keeping track of meals.
Making sure they are balanced and nutritious.

2. Diminishing negative thoughts
Finding new found perspectives on self-worth.
Healthy attitude development and addressing unrealistic expectations about weight, appearance and dieting strategies.

3. Acknowledging emotional problems
The last step of recovery revolves around solving personal issues.
What, when, how and why questions are answered; finding the heart of the problem.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the psychological approach to treating bulimia.
Long term effects of Bulimia
Damaged digestive organs
Sore throat/Hoarse voice
Severed blood vessels in eyes
Nausea and weakness
Chronic constipation
Long Term Effects of Anorexia
Signs and Symptoms of Binge Eating
Treatment for Binge Eating
Healthy Living Presentation 40S
Did you know...
At the end of the day, the way you see yourself is what matters most.
Eating disorder that is characterized by extreme dieting and a fear of gaining weight.
Signs and Symptoms

Low self-esteem
Fear of gaining weight
Denial of being underweight
The chase to become "super thin"
Heart damage (Low Blood Pressure)
Brain damage
Mild muscular dystrophy
Frail hair and nails
How do you define true beauty?
3 Main Components
Establish a healthy weight
Heal the psychological problems
Remove negative thoughts and behaviors
Effective Treatment
Monitor nutrition
Stop excessive physical activity
Medications + psychotherapy
Characterized by periods of overeating. However, people who suffer from binge eating do not take measures to lose weight after.

Guilt and Shame
Guilt and Shame
Guilt and Shame
Overeating in a small time interval
Eat when not hungry
Emotional eating
Eat rapidly
Consume food until completely full
CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

Pinpoint the problems
Find ways to fix these problems
Help patient think positively

Fluoxetine (Prozac)

Shown to reduce behaviors of binge eating
Reduce relapse
Aids in development of better eating habits

According to survey, one in every ten parents would abort their child, with the knowledge that the child would be genetically fat.
According to Health Canada, approximately 1 in every 2 girls and 1 in every 5 boys in grade 10 were on a diet or had the desire to lose weight.
The age bracket with the highest risk of eating disorders is from adolescence to adulthood.
Contrary to popular belief, men also share the same issues with their body image as women.
The problem is that men are less likely to be diagnosed due to the idea that eating disorders are "female disorders".
Can You Guess?
Your job is to identify who is or has been affected by anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating.
"The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself."
- Michel de Montaigne

Having a healthy lifestyle
Keeping a healthy mindset
Awareness of risk factors from eating problems
Being open about it
- Not being afraid to stand up to it or speak about it

Kara DioGuardi
Binge Eating
Russell Brand
Rebecca Jones
True beauty should be defined by well-being and inner-health.

Valuing your health & well-being is more important than the numbers on a scale because your weight & measurements are irrelevant to your self-worth.
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