Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders

EATING DISORDERS

~Anorexia Nervosa is the intense fear of weight gain, obsessionwith weight and persistent behavior to prevent weight gain.~Puging Bulimia is when you regularly self induce vomitting or misuse laxatives, diuretic, or enams after bingeing.~Rumination Disorder is when usually an infant or young child brings back up and re-chews partially digested food that has already been swallowed.

In anorexia nervosa's cycle of self starvation, the body is denied the essential nutrients it needs to function normally. Thus, the body is forced to slow down to conserve energy. Rumiation usually occurs for 1-2 hours after most meals.

Reasons for eating disorders are unknown a role in the development is biology, emotional health, societal expectations, and other issues.Only 1of 10 peple with eating disorders receive treatment.

In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinacally significant eating disorder at sometime in their life. Children can brgin to suffer from bulimia as young as 5 years old.

Elton John, Joan Rivers, Paula Abdul eating disorders.

Between 1 and 3 percent of teens suffer bulimia each year in the U.S.


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