Eating disorders vary from anorexia, bulimia, or bingeing and all vary in severity. Eating disorders need to be taken serious as they can create physical issues. Anorexia nervosa is restricting food intake, concerns around weight gain or obesity, and distorted self-perception. Bulimia nervosa is eating in binges to prevent weight gain, which leads to self-induced purging, vomiting, or exercise. Bingeing is eating in binges, but there is not any compensation of purging.
Symptoms of eating disorders can be…
Irregular menstruation or lack of
Physical decline in wellbeing
Worry about weight/body shape