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Eating Disorders

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Chetna Khanna

on 23 October 2012

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By: Chetna Khanna Eating Disorders Anorexia Bulimia Binge Eating Disorder National Eating Disorder Week Did You Know? People who have anorexia have the fear of gaining weight, and then starving themselves. People who have anorexia portray themselves as fat, when they are really thin. They always talk about food, but never eat. They will make excuses for not eating. Anorexia has the highest rate of all psycological disorders Bulimia (also Bulimia Nervosa) is characterized as repeated episodes of binge eating followed by purging, using laxatives, or diuretics to avoid weight gain. Bulimia is causes the person to have reactions to emotional eating. Bulimia causes decaying of the teeth, because of the acid from throwing up. Sources... http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/anorexia-nervosa/anorexia-nervosa-topic-overview
http://swagherfitness.com/?p=144 Warning Signs of Anorexia Family members have a eating disorder, and that can cause someone to look up to them. When you have a job like gymnastics, or fashion modeling, you have to be thin for those things When someone tries to be perfect ALL the time When someone tries to be perfect ALL the time Warning Signs of Bulimia Secret Eating, or hording down food. Cannot voluntarily stop eating. The person experiences fluctuations in weight frequently. Attempts diets but frequently fails. Binge Eating is when a person eats large amounts of food, and cant stop, and sometimes eat to the point where they are overly stuffed. Also, when a person eats more rapidly than normal. Often eats alone because of shame and embarrasment. Warning Signs of Binge Eating You might see a person eat very quickly. People who Binge eat, may be at a normal weight, overweight, or obese. May develop; hypertention, high blood- pressure, un- healthy cholesterol levels, and type two diabetes. Nearly 10million females and 1million males in the U.S have eating disorders. Most eating disorders start at the peak of puberty, and carry on until cured. One in three dieters progress pathological dieting. National Eating Disorder Week is from February 26 to March 3. National eating Disorder Week is when people educate children about eating disorders. This week happens everywhere in the country, and is now international. "Proud2bme" is an internet program for teens. This website was created to help influence teens' body image, and so they feel good about themselves. Hidden within this website, you will find that it is interconnected with the National Eating Disorder week. Going to extremes... Eating Disorders Eating Disorder Millions
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