Anorexia Nervosa- Trying to maintain a below-normal weight through starvation or too much exercise. Symptoms include:
- Low blood pressure
- Low body temperature
You can start to get anxiety, depression, apprehension, or guilt. Anorexia Nervosa can start to increase the health risks like reduction of bone density, muscle loss and weakness, severe dehydration, kidney failure, and dry hair and skin.
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders states that approximately eight million people in the U.S. have anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and related eating disorders.
Bulimia Nervose- Binge eating then avoiding weight gain. Symptoms include:
- Binge eating
- Compulsive behavior
- Vommitting after eating
Having buimia nervosa can create health risks such as irregular heartbeat leading to heart failure and death, gastric rupture, inflammation, and possible rupture of the esophagus, tooth decay, peptic ulcers and pancreatitis.