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Anorexia and Bulimia Prezi

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Megan McKenzie

on 6 May 2013

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Bulimia Anorexia Anorexia Anorexia Steps to Recovery: Warning Signs of Anorexia: Symptoms: 1. Admit you have a problem. *Highly restrictive eating. *Sensitivity to colds *Hair loss *Continuous dieting *Irregular menstruation *Abnormal weight loss *Compulsive exercise *Hair gets very brittle and thin *Kidney stones and or kidney failure *Low potassium, magnesium, and sodium *Constipation and bloating *Trouble getting pregnant, stopping of periods, and if pregnant have chance of miscarriage. *Yellow skin, and brittle nails Bulimia Signs: *Depression *Social Isolation *Feeling you have a negative body image *Eating till the point of physical discomfort/pain *Hiding/ Hoarding food Bulimia *Seizure Symptoms: *Abnormal bowel functioning *Dehydration *Dry skin *Irregular heartbeat *Fainting *Swollen salivary glands Bulimia 2. Talk to a friend, parent, or even a teacher. 3. Avoid activities, people, or places that provoke the obsession to be thin. 4. Seek professional help. What is Anorexia? Anorexia, also know as Anorexia Nervosa, is a serious eating disorder that affects men and women of all ages. Anorexia is extremely harmful to your body and can be deadly. Anorexia has 3 key aspects.
1. A negative body image
2. Distress about gaining weight
3. A refusal to sustain a healthy body weight There is a difference between healthy dieting and Anorexia. Bulimia, also known as Bulimia Nervosa, is also a serious eating disorder that any male or female can experience. What is Bulimia? The main symptoms of Bulimia are guilt and shame. Someone with Bulimia Nervosa, often works hard to hide signs of self-starvation and tries to maintain a healthy weight. A bulimic person will digest large amounts of food in private. For example, raiding cupboards while home alone. They then purge themselves to maintain their figure. Sources of Information http://www.anad.org/get-information/get-informationanorexia-nervosa/ http://www.helpguide.org/mental/anorexia_signs_symptoms_causes_treatment.htm http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/bulimia-nervosa/?gclid=COPqtrSA-7YCFUyY4AodS3sAeQ http://www.timberlineknolls.com/eating-disorder/bulimia By Megan McKenzie Statistics 86% report onset of eating disorder by age 20; 43% report onset between ages of 16 and 20.6 An estimated 10-15% of people with anorexia or bulimia are male In a survey of 185 female students on a college campus, 58% felt pressure to be a certain weight, and of the 83% that dieted for weight loss, 44% were of normal weight 69% of girls in 5th-12th grade reported that magazine pictures influenced their idea of a perfect body shape 20% of people suffering from anorexia will prematurely die from complications related to their eating disorder, including suicide and heart problem http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/
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